Obama Jumps From Health Care to Education Reform on Friday

July 24, 2009 - 4:31 AM
He'll deliver remarks on how schools can compete for more federal dollars Friday afternoon at the Education Department.
Washington (AP) - President Barack Obama is turning his attention to education and people with disabilities.
 
He'll deliver remarks on how schools can compete for more federal dollars Friday afternoon at the Education Department.
 
Later, Obama will use an East Room ceremony to sign a proclamation celebrating the 19th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
 
Obama will be introduced by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and he will announce that the U.S. is signing the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
 
Obama and his wife, Michelle, also will attend the Marine Corps Evening Parade at the Marine Barracks in Washington.