President Obama bids farewell to a guest in the Oval Office today.

President’s “Virtual Field Trip” with Students on the Power of Reading

President Obama visited a public library in Washington, D.C. to participate in a “virtual field trip” with students across the country about the importance of reading and preparing for higher education. April 30, 2015.

Raw Video: A Walk with the Teacher of the Year

The President welcomed 2015 National Teacher of the Year Shanna Peeples to the White House and decided to walk with her to a local cafe, before bumping into some local school children upon returning to the West Wing.

“I’m still a big Dr. Seuss fan. You know, I was into that. The Sneetches and Horton and all that stuff.” —President Obama on what books he loved as a kid, and his new commitment to expand access to books: go.wh.gov/BooksForAll #BooksForAll

President Obama answers questions from students at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C.

President Obama talks backstage with Osman Yaya, 12, who is moderating an education webinar today with the President at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library in Washington, D.C..

Sunny and Bo this morning.

4/29/15: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.

President Obama happens upon a visiting school group outside the West Wing today.

The President Celebrates the 2015 National Teacher of the Year

President Obama delivers remarks honoring the top teachers from all 50 states and the 2015 national teacher of the year, Shanna Peeples. April 29, 2015.