The 2012 race to the White House between Democratic nominee President Barack Obama and Republican nominee former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney went into high gear this fall. It was during this time that Kid Reporters Amiri Tulloch, 12, and Hannah Prensky, 12, sat down with Democratic nominee President Barack Obama for an interview about his reelection campaign.
In July, the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps requested pre-election interviews with both President Obama and Governor Romney. The Romney campaign declined.
In this excerpt from the interview with the President, the President discusses how the country can make sure workers are ready for the jobs of tomorrow.
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