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Posted byon May 30, 2014 at 2:12 PM EST
The My Brother’s Keeper Task Force releases its 90-day report, which includes key indicators that provide a comprehensive view of the environments and outcomes for boys and young men of color and their peers. It also contains recommendations on steps our society can take to begin to expand opportunity for all.
Posted byon May 28, 2014 at 3:56 PM EST
Arne Duncan celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by celebrating the accomplishments of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) and their contributions to this great nation.
Posted byon May 27, 2014 at 4:11 PM EST
Posted byon May 27, 2014 at 8:30 AM EST
The White House Science Fair features extraordinary science projects and experiments from some of America’s most innovative students. Find out more about the students participating in this year’s Science Fair.
Posted byon May 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM EST
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.
Countdown to White House Science Fair: Meet Amena & Juan – Teens Changing the World through Online GamesPosted byon May 23, 2014 at 11:50 AM EST
This week, we’re introducing you to some of the amazing young minds who’ll be sharing their wares at the White House on May 27 at the 4th-ever White House Science Fair. You already met Girl Scout Troop 2612 – a group of amazing seven- and eight-year-olds who designed a flood-safe bridge out of motors and legos. Now meet two ambitious high-schoolers who built a company specializing in online games for good.
Countdown to White House Science Fair: Meet Girl Scout Troop 2612 -- Bridge Designers, STEM EnthusiastsPosted byon May 22, 2014 at 1:18 PM EST
To share our excitement about the Fair -– and its focus this year on young women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) –- we’re introducing you to some of the stellar STEM females who are packing up their inventions and research projects and headed to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon May 22, 2014 at 9:44 AM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama travels to Topeka, Kansas to celebrate the high school class of 2014 and mark the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.
Posted byon May 21, 2014 at 5:29 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes student performers from across the country for the first-ever White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show.
Posted byon May 20, 2014 at 5:20 PM EST
In 2010, President Obama made a commitment to double the number of college graduates by 2020 because he understood that a post-secondary education is essential to preparing Americans for the jobs of the future. For Asian-American families, there is nothing more valued than education.