Monday, September 7, 2009

President Obama's Address to School Children

What do you think about President Obama's speech on Tuesday? We will not be watching it during class because it is tutoring time on Tuesdays. But, I plan to show it on Friday during class to give everyone a chance to discuss it. Maybe even have a Philosophical Chairs debate?

This speech has caused some controversy. But, you can already read the planned remarks because they have been released by the White House.

Read the President's Planned Remarks - His Speech for Tuesday

Here are a couple of news videos that give a good slice of the different sides of the controversy. In the past other Presidents have done a similar address to school children, but is what President Obama doing different and do you agree with what he is going to say?

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