First Lady ready to push education on China visit

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama claims that US-China education and people-to-people connections must be improved.

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First lady plans March 19-26 visit to China

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama plans a weeklong solo visit to China this month that includes meetings with China’s first lady and high school and university students.

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White House to host first student film festival

Obama-Film Festival

Barack Obama will recognize the best of nearly 2,500 films submitted by K-12 students after the White House put out the call for videos on the role of technology in education.

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Northwestern defends football program’s academics

College Athletes Union

Northwestern University officials urge a federal agency to deny a bid by the school’s football players to form the first college athletes’ union in U.S. history.

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Widest earnings gap for college grads in 48 years

EDUC EARNING GAP

The earnings gap between young adults with and without bachelor’s degrees a sign of the growing value of a college education despite rising tuition costs.

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