Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) speaks to attendees at the 99th annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at the Duke Energy Center July 16, 2008 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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McCain lays out his plans for education
by Tim Nelson
, Minnesota Public Radio,
, Minnesota Public Radio
July 16, 2008
St. Paul, Minn. —
In an address before the NAACP today, presumptive Republican nominee John McCain talked about his plan for education.
McCain spent almost a half hour talking about his plan for education.
Minnesota Public Radio News education reporter Tim Nelson joined "All Things Considered" host Tom Crann today to talk about McCain's education plan.
Tim Nelson is a general assignment reporter for MPR News.
• Host, All Things Considered
Tom Crann is the host of All Things Considered for MPR News.