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Posted byon June 30, 2011 at 1:30 PM EDT
The White House is holding a serious of events called "How to Make Change" based on your feedback during the “Your Future, Your Solutions” 100 Roundtables Initiative. "How to Make Change" will focus on effecting change, and on specific issues that matter to youth.
Posted byon June 21, 2011 at 2:21 PM EDT
Department of Health & Human Services senior staff meets with representatives from Methodist LeBonheur Hospital of Memphis, Tennessee to learn more about their innovative community, faith-based health model.
Posted byon June 17, 2011 at 12:51 PM EDT
Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood travels to Tennessee, Nevada, and California to check out innovative projects that will make Americans safer, create good jobs for U.S. workers, and help people get where they need to go without suffering at the gas pump.
Posted byon June 8, 2011 at 12:45 PM EDT
In a new television special, viewers will have the chance to follow the experiences of students at Booker T. Washington High School, as they win this year’s competition and the opportunity to host President Obama as their commencement speaker.
Posted byon May 26, 2011 at 4:28 PM EDT
Attorney General Eric Holder and National Drug Control Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske visited Chattanooga yesterday to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Release Center—a faith-based residential program for incarcerated women reentering into the community.
Posted byon May 20, 2011 at 5:54 PM EDT
Your quick look at the week that was at Whitehouse.gov.
Posted byon May 17, 2011 at 9:45 AM EDT
President Obama travels to Memphis, Tennessee to deliver the commencement address at the Booker T. Washington High School and surprises the very excited class of 2011. Watch the behind-the-scenes video.
Posted byon May 16, 2011 at 2:57 PM EDT
The President gives the commencement address at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, chosen as a finalist for the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge on the basis of its inspiring turn-around story, and voted the winner by the public.
Posted byon May 10, 2011 at 5:44 PM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden calls the principal of the winning school in the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge. Find out who won!
Posted byon April 8, 2011 at 1:32 PM EDT
Today, the White House announced the six finalists for the 2011 Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge. White House staffers Lauren Paige and Gannet Tseggai called each of the six finalists to share the good news. Take a look at some of their enthusiastic responses.