At the Prince George’s County school in Maryland, the president announced the recipients of a 2013 grant designed to bring together educators and employers and give students access to real-world career skills and college-level courses.
April 7, 2014 President Obama listens to students at Bladensburg High School. Obama came to the Maryland school to announce the 24 recipients of a federal grant program that launched last fall. Awards will be given across the country to partnerships of education agencies, workforce investment boards, universities and corporations to better align the education system to meet the demands of the labor market. Carolyn Kaster/AP Buy Photo