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For eight years, President Obama made the White House a place that brought people together -- incredible students, parents, principals, district leaders, school counselors, teachers, college presidents, professors, business leaders, and more. And after January 2017, the inspiring stories we heard and the incredible people we met no longer had a place to share their experiences and ideas with folks across the country. Now they do.

These stories constantly remind and inspire us of people’s commitment to education. It is the ultimate bedrock of our society, one that people are passionately fighting to make it better. At the White House we were fortunate to get to shine a spotlight on some of those incredible education advocates. We want to continue to shine that spotlight and talk about what’s working and how others can get involved, and hopefully be inspired along the way. We hope you’ll join us.

Feb 28, 2019

Third Way’s Wesley Whistle breaks down his latest analysis of the economic benefits a college degree gives students and society at large. As always, we end with our Moment of Hope.

Feb 21, 2019

Tiffany Jones from The Education Trust talks with Stephanie about how the solution to increasing college degree attainment goes hand-in-hand with racial equity. As always, we end with our Moment of Hope.

Feb 14, 2019

Dan Porterfield, the president and CEO of The Aspen Institute, joins us in swampED studios. He discusses the transformative power of education and bringing more low-income, first-generation, and students of color into higher ed. As always, we end with our Moment of Hope.

Feb 7, 2019

In honor of National School Counseling Week, we're giving this year's School Counselor of the Year finalists the mic — get to know Roberto Aguilar, Jan Desmarais-Morse, Desiré DeSoto, Nwakaego Edordu Oriji, and Sarah Kirk.