Days before the March 4 primary, Clinton retains an average 6-point lead.
The unproven reform includes firing a school's entire staff.
The Scholastic Kids Press Corps has 80-plus members ages 10 to 14 from all over the United States.
He called Monday on lawmakers to pass a stimulus plan, health-insurance tax breaks, and education reform – while trimming pork-barrel spending.
Monday's address is expected to highlight improvements in Iraq, but not reforms for immigration or Social Security.
The economy and education are areas where lawmakers may break partisan gridlock.
Bush cites city's gains on sixth anniversary of No Child Left Behind. Critics see uneven results.