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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. (via @Fatherlyhq)
Great to see more candidates for governor from both parties pushing for more access to #earlyed
Happy to see conversation around saving schools money and keeping students healthy during the @EDGreenRibbon tour:…
Congrats to Jackie Robinson West on making #LLWS championship. Good luck today! You’re making us all proud! #JRW
Encouraging news to see restorative discipline policies leading to huge reductions in out-of-school suspensions.…
I'm excited to hear that more high school students are being taught to code and design apps.…
Great to see Native American students being mentored in the #STEM fields!…
Great conversation today w/ teachers about making sure they have support they need to help students succeed
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:
Great to visit Beatrice Rafferty school on Passamaquoddy reservation with @SecretaryJewell! #maine
Thanks to the Montgomery County, MD schools for moving their discipline policy away from out-of-school suspensions.
Got an hour? Take a break from back to school prep & map your future as a @PeaceCorps volunteer! #ApplyPC
"Higher education is the surest ticket to the middle class." —President Obama: #CollegeOpportunity
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Great visit to Pittsburgh’s Hug Me Tight center yesterday to highlight need for early learning #investinkids
Great to be in #Pittsburgh to announce new $250M preschool grant competition ( #investinkids
Thanks to Pittsburgh's Hug Me Tight child life center - best name ever - for hosting me today!
We're hosting another #CollegeOpportunity Summit to build partnerships that help prepare more kids for college:
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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
#Communitycolleges continue to help students gain skills to climb the economic ladder.: #reachhigher
Important to help parents of 1st-generation college-goers support their children: #reachhigher
Awesome video from @iamkidpresident honoring teacher retiring after 41 years in the classroom. Congrats, Ms. Flexer!
Great #backtoschool advice for #parents from National Teacher of the Year @Mr_McCombs!
Imagine yourself going back to school abroad next fall! @PeaceCorps is looking for educators #ApplyPC #teaching
NY is giving more awards to fund P-TECH high schools to prep students for high-skill jobs #reachhigher
Last year, FLOTUS met with young people in Africa to highlight the power of education. #TBT #USAfrica #ReachHigher
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Teacher @kellyzunkiewicz increased # of girls in her AP calc classes from just 2 to >50%! #STEM
Laura Strait followed principal cross-country from MA to CA, helped >80% low-income 4th/5th graders pass math test!
Teacher Steven Sanders builds award-winning ensembles with kids who've never held an instrument! #MusicForall
Impressive & sobering: Michael Towne taught 25% of CA’s Mexican-American students (2012) passing AP Physics C exam
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.
Everything I hear from you, our principals and teachers, influences what we do at ED!
Want great school leaders? Give great teachers a chance to lead. @EducationFL’s innovative approach:
Powerful education at its best - children and parents learning together: @michaelalison
Art Levine explains the strategy necessary to attract & retain excellent educators in high-needs schools:
MT @JIMSEDU: Packed house for #mybrotherskeeper data jam today. Shout out to those who participated! #opportunity
Great way to end the week: 1st generation college-goers inspiring others to #reachhigher
Great to chat w/ @dcpublicschools principals & proud to have one, Rachel Skerritt, as Principal Ambassador Fellow
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!