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.

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