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Obama School Search Heats Up With Girls' Visit


Malia, Michelle and Sasha Obama at the Democratic convention. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

By Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts
The Obama school search is heating up: Malia, Sasha and their mom, Michelle, spent two hours Monday morning touring Georgetown Day School, and are expected to visit the Sidwell Friends campus Tuesday.

The family look-sees follow Michelle Obama's trips to the schools last week, which sparked intense debate about D.C.'s public and private education. Looks more and more like the first daughters will attend a private school; no word if the family will drop by Maret -- reportedly still in the running -- later in the week.

Read more about the Obama family at The Reliable Source blog»

Posted at 7:03 PM ET on Nov 17, 2008  | Category:  Washington Life
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They'll go to a private school of course. The only people who send their kids to DC public schools are the ones who can't afford the cost of private schooling.

Posted by: Jimof1913 | November 18, 2008 5:33 PM

I think that the children should be home taught. There are a lot of threats out there. Unless of course there are going to be real security beef up at the school they are going to be attending.

Posted by: mumdukes | November 18, 2008 1:47 PM

Private school of course. These kids especially are going to be targeted more so than any other Presidential children in history. We must keep them safe!

Posted by: nursehope | November 18, 2008 11:57 AM

Of course they'll attend a private school. Can you imagine the security nightmare a large public school would present?

Posted by: Ami_Blue1 | November 18, 2008 11:18 AM

They should go to St. Andrew's. The kids are nicer.

Posted by: sebsosman | November 18, 2008 2:42 AM

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