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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.
Countdown to White House Science Fair: Meet Amena & Juan – Teens Changing the World through Online GamesPosted byon May 23, 2014 at 12:50 PM EDT
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 2:18 PM EDT
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 10:44 AM EDT
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 6:29 PM EDT
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 6:20 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon May 19, 2014 at 10:27 AM EDT
Students from around the country are headed to the 2014 White House Science Fair, which will include a specific focus on girls and women who are excelling in STEM and inspiring the next generation with their work.
Posted byon May 16, 2014 at 11:42 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama is in Topeka, Kansas to talk education ahead of the 60th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education.
Posted byon May 15, 2014 at 3:26 PM EDT
In advance of the first-ever White House Maker Faire, mayors around the country are signing up to join the Mayors Maker Challenge, a call to action from mayors, challenging their peers to bolster Making in their own communities.
Posted byon May 11, 2014 at 11:09 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates Mother's Day and shares the greatest lesson she learned from her mother.