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Obama plans to praise state's educational innovations in today's talk in Madison

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When President Obama speaks in Madison today, the White House says he'll praise Wisconsin for coming up with innovative ways to improve education.

But none of them have passed the state Legislature yet, and some are getting resistance from lawmakers in both parties.

On Monday, Wisconsin school boards said they would oppose a bill the state needs to pass, to qualify for federal stimulus money that Obama will highlight in his speech as part of his "Race to the Top" program.

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