Cross-posted from the White House Blog.
Today, President Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan are hitting the road to discuss a new plan to combat rising college costs and make college affordable for American families. Tomorrow from the White House, Secretary Duncan will join a virtual conversation with Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy, to talk about the future of education and steps we can ensure all Americans have access to a high quality education.
Khan Academy is an organization on a mission with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. The website provides a library of free education resources, including more than 100,000 Math practice problems and over 4,500 videos covering topics from K-12 math to finance and history.
We hope you’ll join the conversation with Sal and Secretary Duncan. Here’s how you get involved:
- Right now, you can ask questions for Secretary Duncan on Twitter with the hashtag #DuncanKhan and on the Khan Academy facebook page.
- Tomorrow, Friday, August 23rd, watch the full interview on KhanAcademy.organd at WhiteHouse.gov
Learn more about the President’s plan to make college more affordable.