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Obama Set to Discover Inheriting Your Own Mess Is Hard

jreinhardt Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 1:21 PM
There are some improvements in education that can be made that will not require more money. I have taught in very rural south Georgia since 1971. If a student, think your child, reaches 3rd grade and cannot read well that child will not do well in school. Over my last 7 years I taught the most at-risk readers in our county. One year I taught only 2nd grade BOYS who were not on grade level. So successful and so illegal. Another year we tried grouping the lowest kids together; they were all one race. Also, successful and illegal. And during these last 20 years, the money flows to the at-risk student and away from the intellectually gifted. I say to each student according to his NEED and not his race, sex, IQ, or federal regulation.

From Afghanistan to the economy, the to-do list facing the president of the United States is extensive and overwhelming. Townhall breaks down the challenges Obama inherited ... from himself.

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From Townhall Magazine's December feature, "The Next Four Years" by the Townhall Staff:

For four years, President Obama and his team never failed to remind Americans of the state of the country he inherited from his Oval Office predecessor. The mess left at the end of Obama’s first term, however, makes the...