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kid reporters interviewing president obama Official White House photo by Lawrence Jackson

Kid Reporters Interview the President

Scholastic News Kid Reporters Jacob Schroeder and Topanga Sena recently sat down with President Barack Obama for an exclusive back-to-school interview at the White House.

Watch their interview by clicking on the links below. And be sure to visit the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps website for the latest news for kids, by kids!


constitution The Relevance of the U.S. Constitution
In this excerpt, the President tells kids why the U.S. Constitution is relevant and cool in 2011 and which Founding Father he'd most like to meet.

economy The Economy and Struggling Families
In this excerpt, the President tells the Kids Reporters what he says to kids and families struggling in this economy.


challenges for america youth Challenges Facing America's Youth
In this excerpt, the President discusses the greatest challenges facing this generation of American kids.


education The Importance of a Good Education
In this excerpt, the President explains how to ensure all kids get the education they need to be successful.


9/11 Ten Years After 9/11
In this excerpt, the President talks about 9/11 as the nation observes the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.


presidential reads Favorite Presidential Reads
In this excerpt, the President talks about the books he read as a kid and how his family reads together in the White House.


a special visitor A Special Visitor
In this excerpt, a special visitor greets the Kid Reporters at the end of the interview.

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