16 novembre 2013

The Obamas' New Focus

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/all/themes/ihecustom/logo.jpgBy Michael Stratford. Michelle Obama on Tuesday kicked off a new White House push to increase the number of low-income students who apply to and graduate from college. Speaking to students at a high school here, the first lady drew on her own personal experiences as a first-generation college student who earned two Ivy League degrees to encourage students to set high expectations and take responsibility for their own higher education. She also highlighted the president’s oft-stated goal of having the highest percentage of college graduates in the world by 2020. Read more...

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