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Obama Plans $1B Effort to build

The Obama administration recently unveiled plans to create  an elite corps of master teachers, a $1 billion effort to boost U.S. students' achievement in the math, science, technology, and engineering fields.

According to a CBS News article:

The program to reward high-performing teachers with salary stipends is part of a long-term effort by President Obama to encourage education in high-demand areas that hold the key to future economic growth — and to close the achievement gap between American students and their international peers.

Read the full story from CBS News.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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