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Obama to speak at Denver-area school

DENVER, Colorado – Democrat Barack Obama plans to talk about urban high school reform at a town hall meeting at a successful Thornton school on Wednesday.

Obama plans to tour the Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts before the town hall meeting, said Mike Johnston, who runs the school.

Johnston has advised Obama on education reform. He said the Democratic hopeful’s campaign has been looking for innovative urban high schools such as Mapleton. All of the school’s 44 senior graduates are going to college next fall.

Wednesday’s event is by invitation only and is not open to the public.


Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com

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