Improve edu system to beat India, China: Obama

Barack Obama
Washington, Oct 9: Going against the Republican plan to cut education funding by 20 percent, President Barack Obama on Saturday, Oct 9 highlighted the need for quality education in the US in order to compete with countries like India and China.

"Nothing would be more detrimental to our prospects for success than cutting back on education. It would consign America to second place in our fiercely competitive global economy. But China and India aren't playing for second. South Korea and Germany aren't playing for second. They're playing for first - and so should America," Obama said in his weekly radio address to the nation.

From the very start of the administration in Jan 2009, it has been fighting to offer every child a world-class education - from the cradle to the classroom, from college through a career, he said.

Despite recession, he assured to meet childrens' education with best equipments and world standard education system for the advancement of the nation.

OneIndia News

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