Obama to Visit Brooklyn High School

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013  |  Updated 9:14 PM EDT
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Obama will visit the Pathways in Technology Early College High School friday after praising the school in his State of the Union address earlier this year. Tracie Strahan reports

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Obama will visit the Pathways in Technology Early College High School friday after praising the school in his State of the Union address earlier this year. Tracie Strahan reports

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President Barack Obama will visit a Brooklyn high school he mentioned in his State of the Union address earlier this year.

Obama will visit the Pathways in Technology Early College High School while in New York for Democratic party fundraisers Friday, his spokesman said Monday.

In his yearly address, the president praised the school, also known as P-Tech, as a model for preparing students for the 21st century economy,the school's website says.

Obama will “discuss the importance of ensuring that the next generation of middle class American workers has the skills they need to compete and win in a global economy,” a White House official said.

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