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How did the Obama's choose their daughter's school?


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diana6002 January 6, 2009


Barak's daughters have started school this week in D.C. 


I believe they attend Sidwell Friends Day School. 


Here is the link to the school  http://www.sidwell.edu/


Out of all the schools available to the Obamas, why do you think they chose this one?


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MagnetMom January 7, 2009


I'm sure the fact that Chelsea Clinton attended this school when the last Democratic president was in office helped them consider it.

Like any parents, the strong reviews were probably a huge consideration. It's a five-star school with very positive reviews. Here are some reviews right here on GS: http://www.greatschools.net/cgi-bin/dc/private/211

And hopefully, as all parents should, I'd assume the Obamas looked at "fit" for their daughters--looking for a school that represents their values and will help their daughters thrive.



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