Tag Archives: President Barack Obama

Eye on Education: Will “Bully” Make a Difference?

BullyThe documentary Bully, which follows a year in the life of bully-victims and their families, opened in New York and Los Angeles at the end of March. Every week since, Bully has been released in more states throughout the country.

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President Obama’s “Skills for America” Commitment

“Lighting a spark. That’s what community colleges can do. That’s what learning a new skill or training in a new field can do,” President Obama said in his address today at Northern Virginia Community College.

The president announced new commitments by the private sector, colleges and the National Association of Manufacturers to his Skills for America initiative,which matches schools and businesses to “create pipelines right from the classroom to the office or the factory floor.” Continue reading