Many parents won't allow their kids to hear it.
President Obama plans to deliver a speech to public school students on Tuesday, and some parents (especially conservative ones) are less than happy about it. They fear the president is trying to indoctrinate their kids with socialist ideas, and say they won't be sending their kids to school that day. In Texas, where opposition is particularly strong, many school districts plan to let students opt out of listening to the speech, in which Obama reportedly will urge students to work hard and stay in school.
"This isn't a policy speech," said Sandra Abrevaya, a spokeswoman for the Department of Education. "It's designed to encourage kids to stay in school. The choice on whether to show the speech to students is entirely in the hands of each school. This is absolutely voluntary."
Will you let your kids listen?