Equipping Students for the Future

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Link to Equipping Students for the Future blog post
President Obama announced the winners of the inaugural Youth CareerConnect program. With $107 million in awards, high schools and their partners will accelerate the transformation of the high school experience and better prepare the nation's youth for success in college and career.

Supporting Educators to Innovate Through Technology

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Innovative technologies offer their greatest benefits in the classroom only when teachers and principals have the skills and supports to leverage them. Learn about how the ConnectEDucators plan will help educators to grow those skills.

Engaging Families and Communities

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Communities, schools and families thrive when they work together and support the next generation. Find tools for school and district staff and parent leaders to effectively engage parents and communities.

Increasing Preparedness in Your Community

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Link to Increasing Preparedness in Your Community site
Participate in the first America's PrepareAthon National Day of Action on April 30. Organize a community event to prepare for specific hazards through drills, group discussions and exercises. Sign up and learn more at Ready.gov/prepare.
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Link to http://studentaid.ed.gov/
Navigate the financial aid process and make informed decisions about paying for college.
 
Link to Budget 2015 Information
The 2015 budget request reflects the President's strong belief that education is a vital investment in the nation's economic competitiveness and in its communities.
 
Celebrate Earth Day
April 22 is Earth Day. Encourage your kids to be environmental stewards with ideas from FREE (Federal Registry for Educational Excellence).