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Posted byon June 6, 2013 at 1:52 PM EST
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 11:00 AM EST
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 5:21 PM EST
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 10:31 AM EST
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 12:42 PM EST
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 10:22 AM EST
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 4:07 PM EST
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 6:23 PM EST
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 3:08 PM EST
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.
Posted byon May 24, 2013 at 2:16 PM EST
President Obama delivera the commencement address to the U.S. Naval Academy class of 2013.