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Posted byon September 23, 2014 at 4:25 PM EST
There is a large gap between the relatively modest impact that technology has had on education in the United States and the transformative impact that technology has had on many aspects of our economic and social life. Advances in our understanding of how people learn and the explosion in information technologies are poised to transform learning and make it more interactive, personalized, and effective for American students.
Posted byon September 22, 2014 at 11:42 AM EST
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 9:15 AM EST
Secretary Arne Duncan wraps up his recent back-to-school bus tour and wants to hear from you.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 2:20 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama highlights College Signing Day in her latest Upworthy post.
Posted byon September 18, 2014 at 8:45 AM EST
President Obama welcomes 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee co-champions Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe to the Oval Office.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 11:17 AM EST
Announcing our next installment of "Of the People: Live from the White House," a virtual field trip series with Discovery Education that’s designed to offer middle and high school students unique access to the White House.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 9:58 AM EST
This week's chart of the week shows how our high school graduation rate is the highest it has ever been.
Posted byon September 9, 2014 at 9:48 AM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama kicks off the Department of Education's back-to-school bus tour at Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta.
Posted byon September 8, 2014 at 12:37 PM EST
We’re excited to announce First Lady Michelle Obama is joining the site Upworthy as a guest curator. As part of her Reach Higher initiative, the First Lady will share videos and other content to inspire America's young people to take charge of their future.
Posted byon September 8, 2014 at 8:58 AM EST
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan takes over the White House’s Instagram account to give you a behind-the-scenes look at his annual back-to-school bus tour.