In a Jan. 26, 2011, Baker Institute Blog post, Rahul Rekhi, a Rice University sophomore and member of the Baker Institute Student Forum, voices his thoughts about President Barack Obama"s recent State of the Union address, focusing specifically on Obama"s education proposals.

Writing from his perspective as a bioengineering and economics major, Rekhi comments on Obama"s plea for schools to place more emphasis on math and science, as well as other issues faced by American education.