Speech On Education

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In the speech “Remarks by the President in a National Address to America’s Schoolchildren” by Barack Obama, he encourages students to try hard in school because education will further their success in the future. President Obama uses the reasoning that with education students will have responsibility just like those around them to achieve high standards. Students must also try hard in school to get their work completed and not give up on their education and make going to college a goal of theirs. Students need to have responsibility, try hard on their education, and be aware that they have many educational opportunities. President Obama makes the argument that education will lead students to a brighter future and a successful career. Students should strive for a successful future because with that they learn responsibility, whether they pay attention in school or obtain a suitable job that will give them benefits because of their high education. Barack Obama states, “But at the end of the day, we can have the most dedicated teachers, the most supportive parents, the best schools in the world- and none of it will matter unless all of you fulfill your responsibilities, unless you show up to those schools, unless you pay attention to those teachers, unless you listen to your parents and grandparents and other adults and put in the hard work it takes to succeed” (Obama 2). Thus demonstrating that President Obama himself believes that by having responsibilities as such listed,
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