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Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 7:00 AM EST
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 8:41 AM EST
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 8:07 AM EST
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 9:34 AM EST
To inspire students across the country to consider applying to college, we’re encouraging journalists, celebrities, government officials, and YOU to wear college gear on Friday, May 2.
Posted byon April 10, 2014 at 8:51 AM EST
Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden speak to 1,500 educational leaders at the American Association of Community Colleges 94th Annual Convention.
Posted byon March 23, 2014 at 6:32 AM EST
Mrs. Obama meets with group of educators, parents and students who care deeply about education in China.
Posted byon March 19, 2014 at 8:00 AM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to China for an official visit –- and she’s inviting young people across America to join her.
Posted byon March 7, 2014 at 7:27 PM EST
President Obama discusses his plan to equip all American with the education the need to compete in the 21st century economy and announces a new FAFSA Completion Initiative to give more Americans the opportunity to afford, attend, and graduate from college.
1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities: Ensuring Access to Higher Education and Opportunity for AllPosted byon February 28, 2014 at 3:52 PM EST
Earlier this week I caught up with Tom Joyner on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to announce $35 million in grant support for high quality research, teaching and Extension activities at 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities.
Posted byon February 6, 2014 at 5:16 PM EST
The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid – is one of the most important things students and families can do in planning for college success.