December 21, 2012
Thanks to the Chavez Middle School band and the Thomas Elementary school children's choir. Thank you for that beautiful music.
It's a bittersweet day today. We need to listen carefully to the voices of children at this moment. We need to savor their innocence, and applaud their unquenchable...
December 19, 2012
At this time of unbearable grief over the senseless slaughter of 20 first-graders and six school staff members, I want to take a moment to thank the extraordinary educators, school leaders, and school staff who protected children at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Words cannot do justice to the...
December 6, 2012
As I listened to [IDB] President Moreno's remarks, I was struck not by how different the U.S. education system is but rather by how many educational challenges the U.S. shares with Latin America and Caribbean nations.
Every nation, of course, has its own unique history, educational traditions,...
December 5, 2012
Thank you, Mr. Hill, for delivering that wonderful opening invocation. I can't tell you how pleased and honored I am to join you again for the fourth White House Tribal Nations Conference.
This convening is both a demonstration of our Administration's commitment to tribes and a reminder of the...