Two new spokes-characters for the White House will be Elmo and Big Bird. These two along with thousands of scientists and video game programmers will be recruited to help improve math and science education in middle school and high school.
President Obama will announce this new initiative called Educate to Innovateon Monday. Discovery Communications, Sesame Street, Sally Ride, various CEOs will all be involved. The initiative is a partnership with foundations and industry. This is going to be big and will certainly rival the push in math and science back in the early 60s which was a response to Sputnik.
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