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Posted byon May 20, 2014 at 6:20 PM EDT
In 2010, President Obama made a commitment to double the number of college graduates by 2020 because he understood that a post-secondary education is essential to preparing Americans for the jobs of the future. For Asian-American families, there is nothing more valued than education.
Posted byon May 19, 2014 at 10:27 AM EDT
Students from around the country are headed to the 2014 White House Science Fair, which will include a specific focus on girls and women who are excelling in STEM and inspiring the next generation with their work.
Posted byon May 16, 2014 at 11:42 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama is in Topeka, Kansas to talk education ahead of the 60th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education.
Posted byon May 15, 2014 at 3:26 PM EDT
In advance of the first-ever White House Maker Faire, mayors around the country are signing up to join the Mayors Maker Challenge, a call to action from mayors, challenging their peers to bolster Making in their own communities.
Posted byon May 11, 2014 at 11:09 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates Mother's Day and shares the greatest lesson she learned from her mother.
Weekly Address: The First Lady Marks Mother’s Day and Speaks Out on the Tragic Kidnapping in NigeriaPosted byon May 10, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, First Lady Michelle Obama honored all mothers on this upcoming Mother’s Day and offered her thoughts, prayers and support in the wake of the unconscionable terrorist kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian girls.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 8:00 AM EDT
This week, the First Lady launched her new Reach Higher education initiative, while the President hosted two bilateral meetings and a press conference, let loose some humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner, and traveled to Arkansas and California.
Posted byon May 7, 2014 at 7:08 PM EDT
On Wednesday May 7, 2014, twenty-two educators from across the country gathered at the White House for the White House Social for National Teacher Appreciation Week.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 6:29 PM EDT
President Obama joins Under Secretary of State Richard Stengel, Assistant Secretary Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary Evan Ryan, foreign government officials, business leaders, and academics to discuss how we can work together to advance "100,000 Strong in the Americas," an initiative focused on expanding educational opportunity and exchange to build connections between the people of the Americas, and to make our region more competitive.
Posted byon May 3, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President provided an update on the work his Administration has done to strengthen the economy and expand opportunity for hardworking Americans in this Year of Action.