Experts for the American Institutes for Research Available to Discuss Education Aspects of President Obama's 'State of the Union' Address

Jan 24, 2011, 15:49 ET from American Institutes for Research

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama plans to use his State of the Union address to the nation on Tuesday evening, January 25, 2011 to outline revisions in federal education policy that will support efforts to "out educate" other countries in an effort to spur U.S. economic revival.

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) has a broad range of education experts who will be available for journalists seeing comment on the presidential remarks. The areas of expertise include:

  • School finance
  • Student testing and assessment
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the No Child Left Behind Act
  • Common core standards
  • Teacher and principal quality
  • STEM education
  • Special education
  • College and career readiness
  • College graduation rates, and completion
  • College tuition, loans and grants

About AIR

Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education and workforce productivity. For more information, visit

SOURCE American Institutes for Research