May 2013

  • May 29, 2013
    My thanks to Ron Haskins, and the Brookings Institution, for hosting this discussion about President Obama's landmark proposal for high-quality preschool. And I'm happy to see Congresswoman Nancy Johnson, who's been a longtime champion for children and a great thought-partner on the President's...
  • May 18, 2013
    Thank you, Bears, for that welcome! I am so glad to join you here because today we get to do something which should happen more often in education. Today, we get to celebrate success. It's been a year of many triumphs for Morgan's students. For the second year in a row, Morgan State's team won...
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  • May 17, 2013
    It's a great pleasure and honor to be with you here today. GPPI is a world-class institution. And I am thrilled to be able to celebrate your success and share a few words with you as you earn your degrees and embark on the next stage of the journeys of the Class of 2013. I'll keep it short,...
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  • May 16, 2013
    I'm delighted to be here, and thrilled to have an opportunity to honor the extraordinary life and career of a dear friend, and one of my heroes, Barbara Bowman. I don't think anyone here will be surprised that Barbara clearly instructed me not to talk about her this evening. Instead, she said...
  • May 3, 2013
    It's great to join my good friend Secretary Sebelius again to talk about President Obama's landmark birth-to-age-5 early childhood proposal to provide a seamless continuum of care for our children. Secretary Sebelius has been an extraordinary advocate for children—and a wonderful partner...
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