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Arne Duncan
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HBCUs can play an important part in helping students achieve & #ReachHigher. Proud to speak at #2014HBCUWeek today. @WHI_HBCUs
.@MIT offering @edXOnline courses to prepare #HighSchool students for AP exams and college. #edtech #education
Happy to join @HispanicEd by celebrating #Hispanic teachers across the country during #HHM! #LatinosTeach
#MCAS progress in Lawrence MA shows when schools raise the bar, students jump higher. Thanks for hosting me!
Happy to be at Talent Unlimited HS to celebrate #amgrad. Let's keep HS grad at all-time high!
Thanks to new #BroadPrize winners @GwinnettSchools & @OCPSnews for all you do to increase student achievement!
Thank you @americorps leaders for all you do for our schools & children!
Honored to be on same @SundayMorning as 11 yo Marquis Govan of #Ferguson MO. Be impressed/hopeful: #MBK
FACT: 1 in 5 women and 1 in 16 men are sexually assaulted in college. #ItsOnUs to stop sexual assault →
We all have a role to play in stopping sexual assault. Join me and pledge to be part of the solution at #ItsOnUs
Happy to be back at my alma mater, Harvard, for @hgse's Critical Conversations & Bold Ideas forum! #ThroughEducation
#ItsOnUs to realize we all have a role to play in stopping sexual assault. Take the pledge at
Thinking about heading to college? Now is the perfect time to check out @FAFSA college prep checklists -->
Thanks to students at Mildred Ave K-8 School in #Boston & @celtics for an inspiring #mybrotherskeeper discussion!
Great to be in #Lawrence #Massachusetts with @mcricker to highlight the power of labor-management collaboration!
Happy to see Boston @Mayor_Walsh working to help improve outcomes for boys and young men of color.…
Charlotte-Mecklenburg is improving achievement for all students and closing achievement gaps -- great work at scale!…
Proud to join @HispanicEd & celebrate #Hispanic teachers across the country. Read about it: #LatinosTeach
MSDE today released "Reaching World Class," a report on the progress made in 1st 4 years of Race to the Top.
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When we build kids up—especially supporting those who are most vulnerable—we build up our entire nation.
Fantastic to see #Indiana helping adults complete college – other states should consider this! #reachhigher
Great seeing MT Gov. Bullock expanding access to preschool for his state’s children. #investinkids…
I support this effort to get more awesome, excellent, mind-blowing STEM teachers in America. #blowminds #TeachSTEM
Thrilled to partner with @cartoonnetwork in this effort to encourage all kids—and adults—to take a stand. #ISpeakUp…
Congrats to the National Healthy Schools Award winners! @HealthierGen #healthiergensummit
Technology can increase equity, drive excellence, engage students in their own learning & empower teachers: #edtech
Tmrw, we’re on the road with Sec. of Education @arneduncan on his back-to-school bus tour. #ThisWeek @JimAvilaABC
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#ChartOfTheWeek: Public high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever →
Glad to see @USDOT awarding a #TIGER grant to North Central Texas so students can walk or bike to school safely.
Why @americorps is an incredible gift to our schools --> #AmeriCorps20
Great resource for students interested in starting to learn coding at! #stem #coding @Codecademy
Parents! NEW @uspto webpage for kids encourages innovation & invention! (HT @PennyPritzker)
Happy Birthday AmeriCorps! Thanks for 20 years of #GettingThingsDone. #AmeriCorps20
Great to see @ATT & @udacity making tech industry credentials affordable for students: #stem
Wonderful to see high school students from #Alaska presenting scientific research in India! #stem
Encouraging early results from San Antonio’s expansion of #preK education for its children: #investinkids
"We carry on, because, as Americans, we do not give in to fear." —President Obama marking the #911Anniversary
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Amazing way to end #edtour14 at Cornerstone Prep, where teachers & students are proving the possible!
Great to be in Nashville to see their K-12 progress & their real commitment to expanding preK opportunities.
.@iamkidpresident, sorry to miss you while I'm in Tenn. Thanks for the note. Let's have an awesome school year!
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
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.
Rockets ✔ Astronauts ✔ #STEM education ✔ Thanks @SpaceCampUSA for the tour! Can't wait to visit again. #EdTour14
"Completing high school is not the end, but the beginning of your life’s journey." —FLOTUS in Atlanta: #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
Our back-to-school bus tour has touched down at @SpaceCampUSA in Huntsville, Alabama. #edtour14