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Local opinions mixed on Obama’s education ideas


Local opinions mixed on Obama's education ideas

Zach White

President Barack Obama called for several reforms in the educational system on Monday, including a call for longer school days and years.

The president said that American children attend school nearly a month less per year than children in other developed nations.

Local students and educators have varying opinions on the president's proposal.

Principal Karla Geda of Lincoln-McKinley Primary School agrees with Obama.

"I think we should have longer school years, with more, shorter breaks," Geda said. "We would have less regressi...

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