[caption id="attachment_96096" align="alignleft" width="150" caption=""The countries who out-educate us today will out-compete us tomorrow," Obama said, repeating a point he has made many times before."][/caption]

President Barack Obama on Feb. 27 urged the nation's governors to invest more state resources in education, saying a highly skilled workforce is crucial for the U.S. to remain competitive with other countries.

Obama made his pitch at a White House meeting with governors in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual winter meeting of the National Governors Association. The president and first lady Michelle Obama hosted a black...

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