"We've all faced some stark choices over the past several years, but that is no excuse to lose sight of what matters most, and the fact is that too many states are making cuts to education that I believe are simply too big," Obama told a White House gathering with the National Governors Association that included some of his harshest Republican critics
After reading that article and watching the videos, you can tell how important education is in America. Jobs in a few years are going to need people that have higher educations than just high school leave. If education keeps cutting it budget, then less people will continue after high school if they even get through high school.
“We absolutely have to have the best educational system in the entire world, so I do agree with the need for educational reform,” Louisiana’s Republican Governor Bobby Jindal told reporters.