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Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 2:44 PM EDT
More than 300 organizations across the country have partnered with us and committed to deploy clean energy and cut energy waste. All in all, these commitments represent more than 850 megawatts of solar that will be deployed –- enough to power nearly 130,000 homes.
Posted byon May 9, 2014 at 8:00 AM EDT
This week, the First Lady launched her new Reach Higher education initiative, while the President hosted two bilateral meetings and a press conference, let loose some humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner, and traveled to Arkansas and California.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 12:25 PM EDT
Daniel Leija, who teaches kindergarten for students with special needs and fifth-grade math and science at Behlau Elementary School in San Antonio, is an outstanding participant in the Troops to Teachers program.
Posted byon May 6, 2014 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Third U.S. National Climate Assessment confirms that climate change is affecting Americans in every region of the United States and key sectors of the national economy.
Posted byon May 5, 2014 at 10:28 AM EDT
The White House Photo Office uploaded more than 150 photos from January through March 2014, to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what the President and First Lady have been up to.
Posted byon May 2, 2014 at 6:30 PM EDT
This week, we launched a new website to help end sexual assault violence; the First Lady traveled to Texas to encourage students to reach higher by completing their education; Team USA walked in the Let's Move! Olympics Opening Ceremony; and more. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.
Posted byon May 2, 2014 at 5:37 PM EDT
Posted byon May 2, 2014 at 9:41 AM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama announces the Reach Higher Initiative -- an effort to inspire more young people to take control of their future through higher education.
Posted byon May 2, 2014 at 9:07 AM EDT
College Signing Day highlights the work that the First Lady has been doing across the country to help inspire more young people to reach higher and to rally the country around the President's "North Star" goal — that by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. In San Antonio, she's giving that effort a name and an aspiration: The First Lady's Reach Higher Initiative.
Posted byon April 25, 2014 at 6:15 PM EDT
This week, more than 30,000 guests stopped by the South Lawn for the 136th White House Easter Egg Roll; the President traveled to Japan and Korea for his fifth trip to Asia during his time in office; the First Lady and Dr. Biden announced that over half a million veterans and military spouses have been hired through Joining Forces; and more. Check out what else you may have missed in this week's wrap up.