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Obama touts preschool initiatives in State of the Union tour

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on education for young children in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on education for young children in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on education for young children in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on education for young children in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on education for young children in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on education for young children in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on education for young children in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on education for young children in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks on education for young children in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur, Georgia, February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama high-fives children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama high-fives children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama high-fives children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama uses a magnifying glass to play a game with children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama uses a magnifying glass to play a game with children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama uses a magnifying glass to play a game with children in a pre-kindergarten classroom at College Heights early childhood learning center in Decatur February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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