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Obama's New Wordsmith Believes in Public Service
Obama's new lead speechwriter is a 'toiling workhorse' who believes in value of public service
Can WiFi Signals Stunt Plant Growth?
devices in our homes. Five girls from Hjallerup Skole, a primary education school in Denmark, began the experiment after noticing Popular Science . The experiment, conducted by Wageningen University , involved exposing 20 ash trees to various kinds of
Clarification: Fossil Fuels-Divestment Story
In a story May 22, The Associated Press reported 72 percent of Harvard University 's student body voted in favor of the school's endowment divesting from fossil fuel companies. The story should have made clear
Tavis Smiley Marks 10th Year on PBS
their assumptions on such thorny issues as poverty, education , and racial and gender equality. In other words, he reportedly related to his Obama stance). The Indiana University graduate has received honorary degrees from universities
Obama Addressing Naval Academy Graduates 2nd Time
earlier this month to graduates at Ohio State University and Morehouse College , an all-male, historically black school in Atlanta. On Thursday at the National Defense University , Obama defended his controversial drone strikes
Paula Broadwell Apologizes for Extramarital Affair With David Petraeus
Petraeus, 60, while she was a graduate student at Harvard University and working on a dissertation about Petraeus. Broadwell wrote the biography on Petraeus titled "All In: The Education of General David Petraeus." As Petraeus' personal
Education Department Giving Newtown $1.3 Million
that left 26 students and educators dead last year. Education Secretary Arne Duncan planned to announce the School said he would try again to pass it. Since 2001, the Education Department has given more than $33.5 million to 106 schools
RI Education Board Approves Arming University Cops
State education officials have approved allowing the University of Rhode Island state's Board of Education voted Thursday whether to arm the university 's police force prohibits public higher education police officers
Transcript: The Future of our Fight against Terrorism
to return to the National Defense University . Here at Fort McNair, Americans countries modernize economies, upgrade education and encourage entrepreneurship because when we are cutting investments in education and research here at home and when
Obama: 'This War, Like All Wars, Must End'
Code Pink heckler in his speech today at National Defense University was quite a moment. But don't lose sight of the big Gitmo open at a time when we are cutting investments in education and research here at home and when the Pentagon is struggling
'I'm Not Racist': Common Claim After Racial Slurs
a social psychology professor at North Dakota State University who studies the ways people defend themselves against psychological Test: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/ education .html Dave Chappelle: http://youtu.be/wJ4B7G8Rw3Q
Boy Scouts Vote to End Ban on Gay Scouts; Gay Adults Still Barred From Leadership Roles
of a New Jersey troop when he came out of the closet in college . He lost the Supreme Court case by one vote. Growing Scoutmaster. "There should have been a robust debate and an education process, not a sales job." The secret-ballot decision
Text of President Obama Speech on Terrorism
terrorism at the National Defense University , as provided by the White House countries modernize economies, upgrade education , and encourage entrepreneurship when we are cutting investments in education and research here at home. As president
Digital Report: President Obama Delivers National Security Speech
modernize economies. Upgrade education . And encourage entrepreneur cutting investments in education and research here at home home to National Defense University . I think tank. Wherever officers also get their education on national security strategyattitudes in the region. And we must help countries modernize economies. Upgrade education . And encourage entrepreneur warship. Because of American leadership has always been elevated by our ability to connect with people's hopes. Not simply
Obama: 'Terrific Things' Are Going on in Austin
deserves a world class education . We got an obligation early childhood education . Can save seven succeed not just in high school but beyond so let's Most and need some higher education . in recent years. College the sky And that's-- in Washington. I am a senior at -- and its head high school . This school has brightened in solidified. My future in so many ways. By helping me battle -- disability to knowing what career I would like to pursue. I'm happy to say that -- -- my hard work determination. And the help of my my there. Family friends. And the wonderful staff have made -- technology high school . I'll be graduating in June headed to Sam Houston State University . Where I will be. Double majoring in theater and communications. Truly a great joy in. To be standing before you for this-- helps students get even more hands on experience. And while most high school students in America give a handful of speeches by the time they graduate a student of -- school might give as manybe more press although some of them look like they were in high school . There are a couple of my met us are -- -- your attention. Not Nigeria -- -- look like -- Out today.
Gay Eagle Scout Fights For Policy Change
Scouts armed and was involved in the scouting program one to college . And in my second year I came out of the closet I was speaking out of that and if nothing else the conversation in the education if you just look at. Where we are now and 2013. It'sarmed and was involved in the scouting program -- one -- to college . And in my second year I came out of the closet I was speaking at a conference on the needs of gay
Michelle Obama 'Failure is the Key to Success'
the only high school graduate Tennessee State University thank posted dollars in college scholarships going on to higher education military to go to high school that would Princeton University . And I I through my high school graduation And my college dreams haveyou -- hot. And this is very exciting this is the only high school graduate I'm -- -- graduation I'm doing this year and. Let me start by thanking was stopped -- for that very kindhave junior high. My number one goal was to go to -- high school that would push me and challenge me. I want it to go somewhere that would celebrate achievement. Place where academic success. Wouldn't make me a target of teasing or bullying but instead would be a badge of honor. And for me. Whitney Young magnet high school was that place. And during my four years -- I made the most. All of my experiences I chose the classes that I thought would. -- -- -- -- signed up for every activity that I think -- -- applications with -- focus. My life around the singular goal of getting into the next school of my dreams. Which was Princeton University . And I I. But let me tell you I still remember that time in my life so vividly and you will seecould. -- did it to. By the time I got through my high school graduation I was at the top of my class. Member of the National Honor Society student class treasure. And my college dreams have come true I was heading difference and that's all. So I thought I had everything I needed to get anyway.
President Obama Pitches 'Dynamic, Cutting-Edge Economy'
hands on high school . Where subjects right out of high school . But all You know a university education in some cases just on the job training all of you because the education system it rethink how are high school kids are sure that. College is affordableadvanced degrees. Some of them came to apply basically right out of high school But all of you. Whether it was in some cases through. You know a university education in some cases. The military in some cases just on the job training all of you have specialized skills. That are exactly what we need to continue to grow our economy. But we've got a whole bunch of folks out there who don't have those skills. Either because the education system -- it -- them or because their skills have been rendered obsolete. And that's why I want to rethink how are high school kids are prepared. I want to make sure the work training two million Americans and our Community Colleges. For skills that will lead directly to wage job. Week -- and that's also. That's also why we've got to make sure that. College is affordable and people aren't. Burdened by a mountain of -- Now -- wanna manufacture the best products we've also got invested.
President Obama's Speech at Morehouse College
for morehouse college for every for weren't the only high school sports captain him But his education at helped to started his college career in Ohio find out that high school sweetheart a technical college Doing everythingclass in king's chapel all of a sudden you weren't the only high school sports captain you're the only student council president. You're suddenly in a group. Of high achievers. And that meant you were expected.I know it's random but -- until about -- Bruntlett started his college career in Ohio only to find out that -- high school sweetheart. Back in Georgia was -- -- game back enrolled in morehouse to be closer to her. Pretty -- helping -- new board and working night shifts became too much so he started taking business classes at a technical college -- Doing everything from -- delivering newspapers to mopping hospital floors to support his -- Many wrote. But more -- the second
Girl Chugs Beer With Her Ear: Online Hoax?
have at least a college some college degrees are have had on college education Justin. This Had only a high school degree sell degree. We care education did just all apparently the University of Coloradonot so here's the deal. More women who have at least a college some college degrees are the ones -- having babies 66% of women who are having babies have had on -- college education Justin. This isn't about an 1134%. Of moms in 2011. Had only a high school degree sell bonds in general are getting smarter and also means that the moms. Real or having babies. At least in some degree. -- -- We care education did just -- all right -- -- what I long to get smarter I guess that's exactly the point. This is kinda