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President Obama on Student Loan Debt: "No Hardworking Young Person Should Be Priced Out of a Higher Education"Posted byon June 9, 2014 at 6:59 PM EDT
President Obama signs a memorandum to help make student loan debt more affordable and manageable to repay.
Posted byon June 7, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week's address, President Obama underscored the importance of helping to lift the burden of crushing student loan debt faced by too many Americans and highlighted the efforts he's taken to ensure we uphold America's commitment to provide a quality education for all who are willing to work for it.
Posted byon June 5, 2014 at 6:37 PM EDT
More than a dozen recent graduates, education advocates, economists, and college presidents joined Dr. Jill Biden and Education Secretary Arne Duncan for a discussion at the White House about college affordability and student loans.
Posted byon June 5, 2014 at 11:30 AM EDT
On Tuesday, June 10, President Obama is turning to Tumblr to answer your questions about education, college access, and reducing student loan debt.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM EDT
This week, the President spoke on the importance of raising the minimum wage, investing in infrastructure, and bringing jobs and tourism back to America; invited the Super Bowl Champion Seahawks to the White House; and designated a new National Monument. The First Lady honored Brown v. Board of Education, and the Vice President and Dr. Biden traveled to Romania and Cyprus.
Posted byon May 16, 2014 at 4:19 PM EDT
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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 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.