WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is going back to school.
Obama will visit a Miami high school on Friday to talk to students about how education can help the country succeed economically.
President Barack Obama, center, is flanked by first lady Michelle Obama, right, and Sharon Malone, wife of Attorney General Eric Holder, as they watch the "In Performance at the White House: Women of Soul" in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 6, 2014, hosted by the president, and the first lady. The program include performances by Patti LaBelle, Tessanne Chin, Melissa Etheridge, Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande, Janelle MonÃ¡e and Jill Scott. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Michelle Obama is joining him on the trip to Coral Reef High School, where they will visit a classroom.
Both the president and first lady have been working to encourage young people, particularly minorities, to pursue a college education. They tell their personal stories of how education helped them get where they are today.
After the event, the White House says Obama will spend the weekend in Key Largo, in the Florida Keys.
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