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Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 8:30 PM EDT
This week, President Obama announced a commitment that will connect 20 million students to next-generation Internet at school, and made the first-ever Presidential short film. The White House announced it's hosting a Maker Faire and the First Lady talked about her freshman year of college! Check out what you missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon February 7, 2014 at 3:30 PM EDT
This week, the President urged action on long-term unemployment, hung out on Google+ for his first virtual road trip, announced major private-sector commitments to expand broadband Internet for students, spoke with both House and Senate Democrats, and joined the First Lady for the National Prayer Breakfast. The First Lady helped students get a leg up with filing for financial aid, and the Vice President unveiled Amtrak’s new Cities Sprinter electric locomotive.
Posted byon February 5, 2014 at 7:12 PM EDT
Carter Woodson spent his career promoting the importance of black history as part of the American story.
Posted byon February 4, 2014 at 8:03 PM EDT
President Obama visited Buck Lodge Middle School in Maryland to announce major progress on his ConnectED initiative. Before his remarks, however, he stopped by one of the school’s math classes to chat with students –- and have some fun with their technology.
Posted byon February 4, 2014 at 1:20 PM EDT
President Obama visited Buck Lodge Middle School in Adelphi, Maryland to announce major progress on the ConnectED initiative, designed to enrich K-12 education for every student in America.
Posted byon January 31, 2014 at 7:05 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Posted byon January 30, 2014 at 9:46 PM EDT
The President traveled around the country to discuss the four parts of the opportunity agenda he put forward in this year's State of the Union: 1) creating more new jobs; 2) training Americans with the skills to fill those jobs; 3) guaranteeing every child access to a world-class education; and 4) making sure hard work pays off.
Posted byon January 30, 2014 at 5:06 PM EDT
Getting to fair pay takes more than one agency or one advocate or one tool –- it’s everyone’s job.
Posted byon January 30, 2014 at 3:04 PM EDT
Announcing a new online system where servicemembers, veterans, and their families can report experiences at education institutions and training programs administering military-related education benefit programs.
Posted byon January 29, 2014 at 4:31 PM EDT
Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg sustained serious injuries while deployed in Afghanistan, but, with the support of the VA, he is in recovery and joined the First Lady at President Obama's fifth State of the Union address.