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Yes, But Will DISD Kids Watch Obama?

So, the Plano Independent School District has opted out of President Obama's speech to students on Tuesday, but what says the Dallas ISD? I asked Jon Dahlander, district spokesman, via e-mail this morning about the district's plans. While I was out of the office, he left the following message on my voice mail: "The president's address will be available to all of our schools on our cable system and on C-SPAN, and principals and teachers have the option to show the speech to students. That's it."

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