[caption id="attachment_87337" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Obama said his new plan would put thousands of teachers in every state back to work, and repair and modernize tens of thousands of schools."][/caption]

Schools and teachers stand to benefit from an ambitious, $450 billion plan to boost jobs and put cash in the pockets of dispirited Americans, as President Obama responded to an economy in peril by unveiling his larger-than-expected jobs plan before a joint session of Congress Sept. 8.

Obama said his new plan would put thousands of teachers in every state back to work, and repair...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our news and resources