"While in Denver, the President will visit Abraham Lincoln high school to highlight his American Jobs Act proposal to put workers back on the job by rebuilding and modernizing schools across the country," a White House press release says.
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Lincoln offers Obama a venue in southwest Denver in a largely Latino neighborhood that is one of the poorest areas of the city. The school's auditorium is large enough to host an event for more than 1,000 people. Lincoln is at 2285 S. Federal Blvd.
The speech is scheduled for 2:15 p.m. Tuesday.
President Obama announced the proposed American Jobs Act to the nation in an address before Congress Sept. 7. Part of the $447 billion proposal.
Approximately $35 billion would go toward teacher hiring and preventing nearly 300,000 teacher layoffs nationwide.
The Republican National Committee released a statement about Obama's visit to Colorado and his approach to the economy.
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