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Posted byon August 22, 2013 at 12:34 PM EST
Secretary Duncan will join a virtual conversation with Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy, to talk about the future of education. Ask your questions, and watch the interview.
Posted byon August 21, 2013 at 5:36 PM EST
During a live Q&A on Twitter Deputy Communications Director Katie Beirne-Fallon and Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council James Kvaal will answer your questions about President Obama's plan to keep the cost of college within reach for middle-class families.
Posted byon August 20, 2013 at 3:17 PM EST
President Obama explains why he'll be on the road this week talking about his plan to make college more affordable.
Posted byon August 14, 2013 at 10:56 AM EST
Earlier this summer, the National Science Foundation announced the winners of its Innovation in Graduate Education Challenge, the inaugural student challenge that invited graduate students to submit ideas on how to improve graduate education. Several recent reports have described a need to change graduate education to better prepare students for modern day challenges and for a range of career options in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.
Posted byon August 12, 2013 at 10:50 AM EST
As a participant in the White House Youth Jobs+ initiative, Discovery is not only training young people for the in-demand careers of the media industry. They are also helping to shape the lives of young people across the country and helping to shape the future of its workforce at the same time.
Posted byon August 8, 2013 at 8:10 AM EST
Last week, the White House honored 11 heroes as Champions of Change for Tech Inclusion —leaders who have done extraordinary work to connect kids from underrepresented and underserved communities to tech skills and opportunities. President Obama has emphasized time and again that equipping students with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills is key to our Nation’s competitiveness in the global marketplace.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 11:30 AM EST
Yesterday, I joined eleven Champions of Change at the White House to celebrate their achievements toward making STEM industries more inclusive for underrepresented communities.
Posted byon July 30, 2013 at 2:13 PM EST
Earlier this week, Education Secretary Arne Duncan met with a group of young people who are mounting an inspiring fight to overcome barriers and make this country stronger. They are called the DREAM Riders, and they are taking their vital message to the entire country.
Posted byon July 26, 2013 at 9:20 AM EST
Dr. Jill Biden recounts her first day visiting Singapore.
Posted byon July 25, 2013 at 9:43 AM EST
Dr. Jill Biden visited the Anjuman-i-Islam Saif Tyabji Girl’s school in India today and taught part on an English class.