On Tuesday, Septemnber 8th, President Obama spoke directly to students across the country on the importance of taking responsibility for their education, challenging them to set goals and do everything they can to succeed.

The While House makes this video available directly at their website, but in order to conserve network resources a copy has been placed on the School District of Palm Beach County’s internal video server. You can view the entire video below.

In addition to the video of the President’s speech additional resources are available from the White House for inclusion in classroom lesson plans.