Two more new technology companies say they've agreed to provide $400 million worth of goods and services for schools' digital efforts, as part of the White House's "ConnectED" program.
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February 28, 2014
August 06, 2013
This year, 25 teachers are getting a chance to hit the high seas and help scientists conduct research. Along the way, they're bringing lessons back to the classroom.
April 10, 2013
Petition organizers are going through a White House process to collect 100,000 signatures to encourage the federal government to support increased school broadband access.
August 10, 2012
PTA Champions of Change, honored at the White House today, offer an array of ideas about how to have an impact in public schools.
August 07, 2012
Parents can join the conversation on Twitter during a Friday, August 10 White House meeting with Parent Teacher Association leaders about challenges facing our nation's schools and communities. To participate, use the hashtag #WHPTA.
October 04, 2011
The American Jobs Act would save nearly 400,000 jobs, if states spent all the money in one year, according to a report released today by the White House.
October 04, 2011
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has called himself an ally of President Obama on education, in contrast to White House contenders such as Rick Perry.
May 10, 2011
A Memphis, Tenn., high school won this year's Race to the Top Commencement Challenge, and will have the president as its speaker at graduation ceremonies.
February 28, 2011
Schools have until March 11 to apply for the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge. The reward? A graduation speech delivered by President Obama.
October 05, 2010
Community colleges are crucial to assuring that America has the highly skilled workforce needed in the global competition for jobs, President Obama told education, business, and policy leaders attending the opening session of the White House Summit on Community Colleges.