Today, in what President Obama called one of the "most fun" events of the year, dozens of students from around the country showcased their experiments and inventions at the fifth annual White House science fair.
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March 23, 2015
March 16, 2015
Among the topics for discussion, the rewrite of the No Child Left Behind Act, early childhood education, assessments, college and career ready standards, and the My Brother's Keeper program.
March 02, 2015
A Republican bill to revamp No Child Left Behind could make its way to the U.S. House of Representatives as early as next week, but President Obama is already vowing to veto it, according to an Associated Press report.
February 20, 2015
The President announced yesterday that, starting in September, all 4th grade students and their families will have free access to national parks and other public lands and waters for a year.
February 03, 2015
President Obama's budget request includes $1 billion for American Indian schools next year, with millions of those dollars dedicated to restoring crumbling buildings and connecting classrooms via broadband Internet.
January 16, 2015
Education should be free instead of providing a privileged few the right to learn. President Obama has taken a step in the right direction offering community college for all.
December 29, 2014
Teachers lunching with President Barack Obama came in at No. 3, ahead of midterm election results and State of the Union address.
December 22, 2014
President Barack Obama touted the benefits of educational technology often last year, but how much influence has he actually had on moving digital learning forward?
December 22, 2014
Beginning next year, the nation's 6,000-plus colleges and universities will no longer be given specific scores and rankings in the style of U.S. News, but instead they will be judged on a sliding scale based on three criteria: access, affordability, and student outcomes.
November 25, 2014
President Obama announced that, in partnership with more than 200 companies and nonprofits, the administration has raised an additional $28 million to help prepare more science, technology, engineering, and math teachers.