Today the White House is hosting its first Maker Faire to showcase the efforts of children and adults who build, invent, tinker, engineer, craft, and create.
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June 18, 2014
May 30, 2014
A presidential task force cites key points in the lives of young men of color that deserve special focus, including early-childhood support and graduating high school ready for college.
May 27, 2014
More than 100 students came to Washington to present their award-winning science projects at the fourth White House Science Fair. During the event, President Obama announced some new STEM education initiatives.
May 27, 2014
The potential sale of 20 million student records by ConnectEDU, an ed-tech company that filed for bankruptcy in April, draws action from the Federal Trade Commission.
May 01, 2014
A White House report released today recommends modernizing the privacy regulatory framework that governs how student data is handled.
February 28, 2014
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.
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.