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Posted byon December 22, 2014 at 7:07 PM EST
2014 has been an exciting year for First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative. Here are our favorite six moments.
Posted byon December 22, 2014 at 2:15 PM EST
In his State of the Union Address this year, the President vowed that 2014 would be a year of action—and he delivered on that promise.
Posted byon December 19, 2014 at 11:55 AM EST
Experts at the U.S. Department of Education are exploring how we might learn from the experiences of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and other cutting-edge R&D programs in pursuit of educational breakthroughs.
Posted byon December 19, 2014 at 11:34 AM EST
Today, Dan Pfeiffer joined the popular blogging platform Medium, posting an op-ed that reflected on 2014 as a year of great progress for President Obama and the progressive agenda -- no matter what the critics have said.
Posted byon December 18, 2014 at 3:03 PM EST
Fifteen current and former foster care youth representing American Indian and Alaska Native nations from across the United States sat down with Secretaries Arne Duncan and Sally Jewell to discuss the unique struggles that Native youth face.
Posted byon December 12, 2014 at 4:13 PM EST
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon December 12, 2014 at 9:36 AM EST
This week, President Obama hosted the White House Summit on Early Childhood Education. OSTP's Maya Shankar recently sat down with Arianne Weldon, Director of the Get Georgia Reading Campaign and member of the team guiding the Georgia’s Talk With Me Baby initiative, an effort to “bridge the word gap” that develops between poor children and their more affluent peers during the first years of life. Arianne told Maya a little bit about her team’s work, new developments, and future plans.
Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 7:02 PM EST
President Obama convenes the White House Summit on Early Education, bringing together a number of policymakers, school superintendents, corporate and community leaders, and others to talk about the importance of quality early childhood education.
Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 4:03 PM EST
President Obama became the first president to write a line of code as part of the "Hour of Code" -- an online event to promote Computer Science Education Week.
Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 4:02 PM EST
As part of today's #InvestInUs summit, Grammy award-winning artist and early education advocate Shakira and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan answered your questions about early childhood education.