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Posted byon June 6, 2013 at 7:18 PM EDT
Posted byon June 6, 2013 at 2:52 PM EDT
Committing to high-speed connectivity for all our students in five years will unleash the potential of the education technology market, where a lack of infrastructure has held back innovation.
Posted byon June 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
President Obama is unveiling a bold, new initiative called ConnectED, which will connect 99 percent of America’s students to the internet through high-speed broadband and high-speed wireless within 5 years.
Posted byon June 5, 2013 at 6:21 PM EDT
Join us for a national "Show and Tell" with schools across the country to demonstrate the importance technology in education.
Posted byon June 5, 2013 at 11:31 AM EDT
Dr. Jill Biden recounts her trip with Vice President Biden to Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Brazil last week.
Posted byon May 31, 2013 at 1:42 PM EDT
President Obama returns to a familiar theme and calls on Congress to prevent federal student loan rates from doubling on July 1.
Posted byon May 30, 2013 at 11:22 AM EDT
Interest rates on many new federal student loans are set to double on July 1 – meaning college gets more expensive and more out of reach for millions of students and middle class families.
Posted byon May 28, 2013 at 5:07 PM EDT
On Friday, May 31st, the White House will host a "We The Geeks" Google+ Hangout on asteroids with Lori Garver, Bill Nye, Ed Lu, Peter Diamandis, and Jose Luis Galache.
Posted byon May 24, 2013 at 7:23 PM EDT
At a town hall meeting in Hartford, CT, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan hears firsthand how Connecticut is leading the nation in adopting common-sense solutions to reduce gun violence and improve school safety.
Posted byon May 24, 2013 at 4:08 PM EDT
The First Lady and actress Kerry Washington visited the Savoy School, a school in D.C. selected last year for the Turnaround Arts Initiative at the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.