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Arne Duncan
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Congrats to the National Healthy Schools Award winners! @HealthierGen ow.ly/BvOra #healthiergensummit
Technology can increase equity, drive excellence, engage students in their own learning & empower teachers: ow.ly/Budxd #edtech
Tmrw, we’re on the road with Sec. of Education @arneduncan on his back-to-school bus tour. abcn.ws/1wiNdHT #ThisWeek @JimAvilaABC
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#ChartOfTheWeek: Public high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever → go.wh.gov/Xp7RKE pic.twitter.com/tBEeMHmcXr
Glad to see @USDOT awarding a #TIGER grant to North Central Texas so students can walk or bike to school safely. dot.gov/tiger/14awards
Why @americorps is an incredible gift to our schools --> 1.usa.gov/1D0Atdr #AmeriCorps20
Great resource for students interested in starting to learn coding at codecademy.com! #stem #coding @Codecademy
Parents! NEW @uspto webpage for kids encourages innovation & invention! 1.usa.gov/1CSRAhl (HT @PennyPritzker)
Happy Birthday AmeriCorps! Thanks for 20 years of #GettingThingsDone. #AmeriCorps20 thndr.it/1vdaYk6
Great to see @ATT & @udacity making tech industry credentials affordable for students: ow.ly/Bpj5O #stem
Wonderful to see high school students from #Alaska presenting scientific research in India! ow.ly/Bp6Mq #stem
Encouraging early results from San Antonio’s expansion of #preK education for its children: ow.ly/Bp6Gx #investinkids
"We carry on, because, as Americans, we do not give in to fear." —President Obama marking the #911Anniversary pic.twitter.com/46gOzqLfIO
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Amazing way to end #edtour14 at Cornerstone Prep, where teachers & students are proving the possible! ow.ly/i/6Quxh
Great to be in Nashville to see their K-12 progress & their real commitment to expanding preK opportunities. pic.twitter.com/yrcSfIhvUi
.@iamkidpresident, sorry to miss you while I'm in Tenn. Thanks for the note. Let's have an awesome school year! pic.twitter.com/eejkHE5Utm
The back-to-school bus is on the road. We'll be w/ @NationalPTA at William Henry Oliver Middle School in Nashville for a parent town hall.
Two fantastic Chattanooga leaders: Mayor @AndyBerke & Phil Acord, who has devoted 40yrs to @caring4children pic.twitter.com/2or6fFDaup
24-7-365 child care at Chambliss Center is a huge help to Chattanooga's working families. Let's do this in more places. #EdTour14
Kids & families at Chattanooga's Chambliss Center are lucky. But like everywhere I visit, there's a waitlist. pic.twitter.com/XH6zg9PwMk
Rockets ✔ Astronauts ✔ #STEM education ✔ Thanks @SpaceCampUSA for the tour! Can't wait to visit again. #EdTour14 pic.twitter.com/AIj2dasRpN
"Completing high school is not the end, but the beginning of your life’s journey." —FLOTUS in Atlanta: go.wh.gov/BfRfMb #ReachHigher
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The best jobs of the future will be in #STEM. Now is the time to invest & inspire a generation. #edtour14 pic.twitter.com/kV9y0NwyWR
Our back-to-school bus tour has touched down at @SpaceCampUSA in Huntsville, Alabama. #edtour14 pic.twitter.com/6EciXzakB3
Thx to PreK ambassadors Kariele & Jake & @BhamCitySchools for hosting us at beautiful Phillips Academy #edtour14 pic.twitter.com/5H83RDhB6s
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Another powerful #MyBrothersKeeper discussion this morning. Thanks @SecretaryCastro for joining & @BhamCitySchools for hosting! #EdTour14
Looking forward to @arneduncan visiting @NASA_Marshall today, where the team is hard at work on our #JourneyToMars. #STEM #EdTour14
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"If somebody tells you that you’re not college material...prove them wrong." —FLOTUS: go.wh.gov/hUK6Yw pic.twitter.com/eaOc8vv3eJ
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Thanks to amazing school-business partnership, @Southwire students have the chance to lead, learn & earn. #edtour14 ow.ly/i/6OVfK
Back-to-school bus ✔ Pep rally with @FLOTUS ✔ Inspiring students ✔ Day one of #edtour14 is off to a strong start. ed.gov/progress
Inspired at Atlanta's Booker T Washington High School, the back-to-school bus is headed to Carrollton, Ga. #edtour14 pic.twitter.com/pmSdThgCCV
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Thrilled to join @FLOTUS and @arneduncan in Atlanta today for a back-to-school event at Booker T. Washington HS. Time to #ReachHigher!
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I took over the @WhiteHouse Instagram to give you a behind-the-scenes look at our back-to-school bus tour. #edtour14 1.usa.gov/1Aru0Es
"If somebody tells you that you’re not college material, brush them off and prove them wrong." - The First Lady #ReachHigher #edtour14
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You have to show up for school every day. Attendance matters--@FLOTUS #edtour14 #ReachHigher
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Everything you are doing in school is critical to the rest of your life--@FLOTUS #edtour14 #ReachHigher
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We're kicking off our annual back-to-school bus tour with @FLOTUS in Atlanta. Follow along with #edtour14 pic.twitter.com/e1msKQ7DU5
Inspiring to be at Dr. King's alma mater--Booker T. Washington High School in @AtlantaSchools #edtour14 pic.twitter.com/VUsSKDHexT
Starting #edtour14 encouraged by deep commitment of future teachers from @SpelmanCollege, @Morehouse & @CAU. pic.twitter.com/GR0GBl1fNj
We are heading to ATL to help Secretary @arneduncan open up his Back to School Bus Tour. Special guest @RealSway. #edtour14 #ReachHigher
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Great to be with TEACH @RoadtripNation - a cross-country trip to learn from inspiring #educators! #teachroadtrip ow.ly/i/6Nlwf
Congrats to @BilldeBlasio on NYC’s expansion of pre-K – a life-transforming opportunity for children! ow.ly/B94aE #investinkids
Transparency at @UMDRightNow around minority & low-income student graduation data: ow.ly/B8eFM #reachhigher #mybrotherskeeper
Thanks to @XavierUniv President Francis for extraordinary example of service, leadership & commitment you have set! ow.ly/B8brx
#backtoschool means it's time for our Back-to-School Bus Tour. Looking forward to meeting w/ parents, teachers, students & more! #edtour14
Students are back in school ... and we're getting ready for our Back-to-School Bus Tour! Excited to head to GA, TN, AL next week! #edtour14