The Illinois Senator keeps the focus on education while speaking at a the Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts in Thornton, Colorado.
“We must fix the failures of No Child Left Behind. We must provide the funding we were promised, give our states the resources they need, and finally meet our commitment to special education.”
McCain camp responds: “While in the U.S. Senate, Barack Obama has never spearheaded education reforms, which despite his lofty rhetoric, demonstrates his weak leadership.” Full statement here.
Plus: Obama also tours the art school prior to his speech. Read pool report here.
More: Obama also holds a fundraiser in Denver. Read more here.