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Posted byon April 9, 2013 at 3:32 PM EST
The First Lady invited Justin Timberlake, Sam Moore, Mavis Staples, Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper to join students for a conversation about a truly American art form, and the hard work involved in being a successful musician or artist.
Posted byon April 4, 2013 at 3:15 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama joined students today to plant the White House Kitchen Garden.
Posted byon March 28, 2013 at 10:26 AM EST
President Obama met with 40 of the nation's top scientists and engineers who all have something in common -- they happen to be in high school.
Posted byon March 21, 2013 at 12:20 PM EST
Sharie Derrickson describes her mission to ensure a sustainable world and its importance for national security.
Posted byon February 27, 2013 at 1:00 PM EST
Esther Bush discusses the importance of public education and her efforts to improve education for all children.
Posted byon February 26, 2013 at 6:00 PM EST
Meet Presidential Innovation Fellow (PIF) Henry Wei. Henry is a self described "geek" and certified medical doctor who is trained in sleep and circadian neuroscience and wields skills in medical informatics. Wei's stint as PIF was based at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where he worked on the Blue Button for America project.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM EST
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.
Posted byon February 15, 2013 at 4:16 PM EST
Entrepreneurs from across the country gathered at the White House to celebrate Startup America’s two-year anniversary by presenting ambitious plans for growing vibrant startup communities in Arizona, Colorado, DC, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, North Carolina, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
Posted byon February 5, 2013 at 10:31 AM EST
Following President Obama's remarks in Las Vegas about fixing our broken immigration system, a number of leaders across the nation issued statements applauding the President for his leadership.
Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 4:12 PM EST
The Department of Education released reports for 12 Race to the Top states, showcasing their improvements in helping our education system.