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Photo: Pete Souza/White House -- President Obama delivered the State of the Union Address to the nation January 25, 2011

Burbank parents “on cloud nine” after daughter is mentioned in President Obama’s speech

I got an early morning e-mail from my Burbank neighbor, Sam Engel, gushing about last night’s State of the Union Address by President Obama. The economy and jobs were big topics in the president’s speech, but what thrilled Sam and his wife Millie the most  is when Obama pointed to a Denver middle school as an example of innovation and educational reform. The reason, Sam and Millie’s daughter, Kristin Waters, is the former principal of  Bruce Randolph school. Here’s what President Obama had to say about that school’s success story:  “You see, we... Read More →

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