Category Archives: Education

Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary, Won’t Rule Out Defunding Public Schools

Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary, Won’t Rule Out Defunding Public Schools by Emma Margolin Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Education, faced tough questions on Tuesday from Democratic lawmakers at her charged confirmation … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama Final Speech as First Lady

‘Being Your First Lady Has Been the Greatest Honor of My Life’ First Lady Michelle Obama delivers her final speech, as FIRST LADY at the 2017 School Counselor of the Year. WATCH LIVE: First lady Michelle Obama gives final remarks … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread |

ICYMI! Carla Hayden Sworn In as 14th Librarian of Congress Hello @Twitter! I am Carla Hayden, the 14th #LibrarianOfCongress. Let's explore @LibraryCongress together. pic.twitter.com/2alouL2MXk — Carla Hayden (@LibnOfCongress) September 14, 2016

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First Lady Michelle Obama FULL Interview At Howard University

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Tuesday Open Thread | Black Women In Medicine

“Black Women in Medicine” Doc To Hit Theaters On Aug. 26 Source: Coming to theaters in New York (August 26 through September 1) and Los Angeles (September 2 through 8) is “Black Women in Medicine,” the first documentary to explore … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

TGIF Everyone! Carla Hayden, first female and African-American Librarian of Congress, confirmed by Senate WASHINGTON — The Senate has confirmed the longtime head of Baltimore’s library system to be the next Librarian of Congress. She is the first woman and … Continue reading

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First Lady Michelle Obama, First Daughters Malia & Sasha In Morocco

Check out the end of the clip- What was Meryl talking about? Hmmm, FLOTUS obviously had “heard all about it.” I’d love to get the video of the complete session above. If anyone finds it, please drop it in comments … Continue reading

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