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Posted byon May 2, 2014 at 2:30 PM EDT
This week the President wrapped up a four country trip to Asia before honoring the Teachers of the Year and speaking on the minimum wage, and the VP announced a series of actions to help address sexual assault.
Posted byon May 2, 2014 at 9:41 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama announces the Reach Higher Initiative -- an effort to inspire more young people to take control of their future through higher education.
Posted byon May 2, 2014 at 9:07 AM EDT
College Signing Day highlights the work that the First Lady has been doing across the country to help inspire more young people to reach higher and to rally the country around the President's "North Star" goal — that by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. In San Antonio, she's giving that effort a name and an aspiration: The First Lady's Reach Higher Initiative.
Posted byon May 1, 2014 at 5:03 PM EDT
The President welcomes America's teachers of the year to the White House, and honors the 2014 National Teacher of the Year, Sean McComb.
Posted byon April 24, 2014 at 5:36 PM EDT
Today in Washington, DC, OSTP Director John P. Holdren helped launch what promises to be one of the geekiest events to land inside the Beltway – the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival, a massive celebration of science, innovation, imagination. The Festival will run on April 26th and 27th, inviting students, families, and geeks of all ages can come get inspired to research, innovate, and make.
Posted byon April 22, 2014 at 5:59 PM EDT
To celebrate Earth Day, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announces the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) and District Sustainability Award recipients.
Posted byon April 18, 2014 at 12:00 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon April 11, 2014 at 12:00 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond.
Posted byon April 7, 2014 at 4:44 PM EDT
The President visits Bladensburg High School in Prince George's County, Maryland to talk about Youth CareerConnect, which is offering $107 million in grants to redesign America's high schools for the 21st century economy.
Posted byon March 25, 2014 at 1:41 AM EDTThe First Lady visits the No. 7 School in Chengdu, an extraordinary high school that uses the power of technology to bring educational opportunities to students across southwest China.