Obama wants to reform the "No Child Left Behind" policy before the next school year. He wants to hold schools accountable and reward schools that are improving. Obama doesn't want students to learn the material for the test. Instead, he wants students to think critically and be creative. He wants teachers to be certified. He also wants them to be held accountable and be paid well (if they're good teachers). Obama wants to have the highest college graduate rate by the end of the decade. He wants to spend a lot of money on reform to help students go to college and recruit teachers.