(Advertisement)

Obama plans teacher initiative

Effort to place experienced educators in high-need schools

Posted: July 8, 2014 at 3:45 a.m.

President Barack Obama, center, speaks about education during a lunch meeting with teachers, Monday, July 7, 2014, in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington. From left are, Justin Minkel of Arkansas; Leslie Ross of Greensboro, N.C.; Obama, and Dwight Davis of Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama introduced a new administration effort Monday to place quality teachers in schools that need them the most.

This story is only available from our archives.

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

Senator disputes rules for workers' care

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson holds a news conference on the steps of Wisconsin Eastern District Federal Courthouse Monday, July 7, 2014 in Green Bay, Wis. A government attorney is trying to persuade a federal judge in Green Bay to toss out Johnson's lawsuit challenging rules forcing congressional members and their employees to seek government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges. U.S. Justice Department attorney James Luh  told U.S. District Judge William Griesbach on Monday that Johnson can't sue because he hasn't shown how the rules have caused him any injury. (AP Photo/The Green Bay Press-Gazette, Jim Matthews)  NO SALES

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A U.S. senator from Wisconsin on Monday argued that his lawsuit challenging rules that call... Read »

Next Story »

Ex-mayor pushes for lenient sentence

NEW ORLEANS -- Two days before former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin learns his punishment for convictions stemmi... Read »