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Arne Duncan
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I’ll stay in this job for a limited amount of time - I’ll be a dad forever. ow.ly/AI3aZ (via @Fatherlyhq)
Great to see more candidates for governor from both parties pushing for more access to #earlyed ow.ly/AHUvK
Happy to see conversation around saving schools money and keeping students healthy during the @EDGreenRibbon tour: wvgazette.com/article/201408…
Congrats to Jackie Robinson West on making #LLWS championship. Good luck today! You’re making us all proud! #JRW ow.ly/AF667
Encouraging news to see restorative discipline policies leading to huge reductions in out-of-school suspensions. mysanantonio.com/opinion/editor…
I'm excited to hear that more high school students are being taught to code and design apps. chicagotribune.com/bluesky/origin…
Great to see Native American students being mentored in the #STEM fields! indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/08/21/nat…
Great conversation today w/ teachers about making sure they have support they need to help students succeed 1.usa.gov/1tux40b
Thanks to everyone in the TRIO community for paying it forward and helping others to succeed. ED is honored to be your partner. #TRIO50
Lyndon B. Johnson knew then what we know now about the importance of equity and opportunity in education - @arneduncan #TRIO50 #highered
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Thanks to @DrDeasyLAUSD at @LASchools for moving discipline policies away from out-of-school suspensions: ow.ly/AycPY
Great to visit Beatrice Rafferty school on Passamaquoddy reservation with @SecretaryJewell! ow.ly/i/6Bb4M #maine
Thanks to the Montgomery County, MD schools for moving their discipline policy away from out-of-school suspensions. wapo.st/1rhhBUs
Got an hour? Take a break from back to school prep & map your future as a @PeaceCorps volunteer! 1.usa.gov/WPqUxI #ApplyPC
"Higher education is the surest ticket to the middle class." —President Obama: go.wh.gov/in4TF9 #CollegeOpportunity
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Great visit to Pittsburgh’s Hug Me Tight center yesterday to highlight need for early learning ow.ly/AkGt9 #investinkids
Great to be in #Pittsburgh to announce new $250M preschool grant competition (1.usa.gov/1B0tUqk) #investinkids ow.ly/i/6yJeH
Thanks to Pittsburgh's Hug Me Tight child life center - best name ever - for hosting me today! ow.ly/i/6y47D ow.ly/i/6y49Y
We're hosting another #CollegeOpportunity Summit to build partnerships that help prepare more kids for college: go.wh.gov/8Xfm1q
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To make sure all students have access to rigorous courses, we are helping cover AP exam fees for low-income students ow.ly/AhzT6
#Communitycolleges continue to help students gain skills to climb the economic ladder.: ow.ly/AhAX4 #reachhigher
Important to help parents of 1st-generation college-goers support their children: ow.ly/AhADH #reachhigher
Awesome video from @iamkidpresident honoring teacher retiring after 41 years in the classroom. Congrats, Ms. Flexer! ow.ly/AgpI9
Great #backtoschool advice for #parents from National Teacher of the Year @Mr_McCombs! ow.ly/A2CVS
Imagine yourself going back to school abroad next fall! @PeaceCorps is looking for educators 1.usa.gov/1k9ltnp #ApplyPC #teaching
NY is giving more awards to fund P-TECH high schools to prep students for high-skill jobs go.usa.gov/UmyC #reachhigher
Last year, FLOTUS met with young people in Africa to highlight the power of education. #TBT #USAfrica #ReachHigher pic.twitter.com/UbI9QiBFUs
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Teacher @kellyzunkiewicz increased # of girls in her AP calc classes from just 2 to >50%! #STEM ow.ly/zZi1C
Laura Strait followed principal cross-country from MA to CA, helped >80% low-income 4th/5th graders pass math test! ow.ly/zZdNc
Teacher Steven Sanders builds award-winning ensembles with kids who've never held an instrument! #MusicForall ow.ly/zZdzi
Impressive & sobering: Michael Towne taught 25% of CA’s Mexican-American students (2012) passing AP Physics C exam ow.ly/zZxsq
Congrats to @BeckyHammon and the SA @spurs for making history - the first full-time, regular season female assistant coach in @NBA!
Jim Brady inspired so many of us in the fight against gun violence - our children deserve to grow up free of fear. ow.ly/zWFqy
Everything I hear from you, our principals and teachers, influences what we do at ED! go.usa.gov/NNch
Want great school leaders? Give great teachers a chance to lead. @EducationFL’s innovative approach: 1.usa.gov/1kqjony
Powerful education at its best - children and parents learning together: ow.ly/zVs7I @michaelalison
Art Levine explains the strategy necessary to attract & retain excellent educators in high-needs schools: ow.ly/zVrGk
MT @JIMSEDU: Packed house for #mybrotherskeeper data jam today. Shout out to those who participated! pic.twitter.com/2Inhj26GFh #opportunity
Great way to end the week: 1st generation college-goers inspiring others to #reachhigher roadtripnation.com ow.ly/i/6qwrn
Great to chat w/ @dcpublicschools principals & proud to have one, Rachel Skerritt, as Principal Ambassador Fellow go.usa.gov/NjjF
Humbled to meet with the 2014 @TNTP Fishman Prize winners – a truly inspiring group of educators!
"Schools & communities need to work together to build their trust & their relationships" - Jonathan Brice @usedgov #FamEngage
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Respect, organizing parents and community-school partnerships - some of the themes coming up at #FamEngage
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Thanks to everyone at WH Transformative Family Engagement event working to get more families involved in ed! @WK_Kellogg_Fdn #famengage
We must meet the emotional & academic needs of military-connected kids, @MilitaryChild is a big part of the solution! pic.twitter.com/R3vLhQSriY