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President Obama official schedule and guidance, April 24, 2012. Student loans, N.C., Colorado, Jimmy Fallon

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 23, 2012

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012

In the morning, the President will honor the 2012 National Teacher of the Year and finalists at the White House, thanking them for their hard work and dedication each and every day in the classroom. This event in the East Room is open press.

Later in the morning, the President will depart from the White House en route Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The departure from the South Lawn and arrival at Raleigh-Durham International Airport are open press.

In North Carolina, the President will deliver remarks at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he will continue to call on Congress to stop interest rates on student loans from doubling in July. In North Carolina, approximately 160,000 students will rack up nearly $1,000 in additional debt unless Congress acts. The President's remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

Later, the President will sit down for an interview for "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. NBC will release excerpts of the interview later in the afternoon. Other than the excerpts, the interview will be embargoed until airing on Tuesday night. There will be a stills only photo spray of the interview.

In the afternoon, the President will depart from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, en route Boulder, Colorado. The departure from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and arrival at Buckley Air Force Base are open press.

In Colorado, the President will deliver remarks at the University of Colorado at Boulder to discuss the need for Congress to act to prevent 7.4 million students with federal student loans, 167,000 students in Colorado specifically, from seeing their interest rates double on July 1. The President's remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

The President will remain overnight in Denver, Colorado.

In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: BNA
Radio: VOA

Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Washington Times
Radio: NPR


EDT

8:30AM In-Town Pool Call Time

10:05AM THE PRESIDENT honors the 2012 National Teacher of the Year and finalists at the White House, thanking them for their hard work and dedication each and every day in the classroom
East Room
Open Press (Pre-Set 8:45AM, Final Gather 9:15AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:35AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews
South Lawn
Open Press (Final Gather 10:15AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:50AM THE PRESIDENT departs Joint Base Andrews en route Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 9:30AM - Virginia Gate, Joint Base Andrews)

11:50AM THE PRESIDENT arrives in North Carolina
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Open Press

1:15PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks where he will continue to call on Congress to stop interest rates on student loans from doubling in July
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

2:20PM THE PRESIDENT sits down for an interview for "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Stills Only Photo Spray
Note: The full interview will be embargoed until airing on Tuesday night.

3:40PM THE PRESIDENT departs North Carolina en route Colorado
Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Open Press

MDT

5:10PM THE PRESIDENT arrives Colorado
Buckley Air Force Base
Open Press

6:45PM THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks to discuss the need for Congress to act to prevent 7.4 million students with federal student loans from seeing their interest rates double on July 1
University of Colorado at Boulder
Open to Pre-Credentialed Media

Briefing Schedule

Press Secretary Jay Carney will gaggle on Air Force One

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