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After Baltimore Violence, Obama Stresses Education Programs

After protracted conflicts in the city of Baltimore, President Obama pointed to education programs — particularly those that target children of high-poverty, urban families — as helpful to struggling communities.

President Barack Obama in a speech to Texas Democrats at the Paramount Theater July 10, 2014.

After protracted conflicts in the city of Baltimore, President Obama pointed to education programs — particularly those that target children of high-poverty, urban families — as helpful to struggling communities. Obama highlighted My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative focused on improving outcomes for young men of color, as one way public and private sectors can unite to bring about change. (Education Week)

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