President Obama made the following promise:
"As president, I will recruit hundreds of thousands of new teachers and principals." — 5/5/07, Baton Rouge, La.
Other promises regarding education.
Updated: January 15, 2009
Duncan Will Personally Recruit Talent
In his confirmation hearing, Education nominee Arne Duncan pledged to personally travel the country recruiting teachers. "Given the tough economic times, that actually helps our chances of recruiting great talent," he added.
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