Delivering on a Dream: The ConnectED Story

Two years ago, the President challenged us to choose another path. He gave the dream of revolutionizing K12 education a voice when he announced ConnectED — a challenge to the government, private sector, and educators to make sure that students reap the benefits of the digital world in every classroom. And he made clear that high-quality digital learning tools needed to extend far beyond the nation’s wealthiest zip codes. As the President said, “[i]n a country where we expect free Wi-Fi with our coffee, we should definitely demand it in our schools.”

The First Lady Hosts the First-Ever White House Campout with Let’s Move!

The First Lady Speaks on Career and Technical Education (CTE)

President Obama and the President of Brazil Hold a Joint Press Conference

President Obama and President Rousseff of Brazil hold a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House. June 30, 2015.

“My best week, I will tell you, was marrying Michelle. That was a really good week. Malia and Sasha being born—excellent weeks.” —President Obama answering a question on whether last week was “his best week” in light of the Supreme Court decisions on marriage equality and the Affordable Care Act, major progress on his trade agenda, and his eulogy in Charleston

Rock climbing at the White House. It’s the Let’s Move Camp Out for Girl Scouts.

“To see people gathered in an evening outside on a beautiful summer night, and to feel whole, and to feel accepted, and to feel that they had a right to love, that was pretty cool.” —President Obama on the lighting of the White House after the Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision: go.wh.gov/LoveWins #LoveWins

Time-Lapse of The White House on June 26th 2015

President Obama answers a question during a news conference with President Dilma Rousseff. For the tech geeks: taken with the 85mm f/1.2 wide open.

President Obama walks with President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil at the MLK Memorial yesterday.