TWEET(S) OF THE WEEK
The White House hosted an all-day forum on Friday, “Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color,” taking on topics such as education, health, economic conditions and portrayal in the media.
— Valerie Jarrett (@vj44) November 13, 2015
— Alliance for Girls (@AFGBA) November 13, 2015
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) November 13, 2015
Today's foci ➡ 1- Path to economic empowerment, 2- preventive health, 3- changing the cultural lens of women & girls of color #YesSheCan
— White House Af-Am Ed (@AfAmEducation) November 13, 2015
RESOURCE OF THE WEEK
Earlier this week, the White House hosted the Summit on Next Generation High Schools and announced more than $375 million to support secondary education that re-imagines the high school experience with things such as including personalized learning, providing access to work-based learning and expanding STEM. Learn more about the endeavor here.
VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Eleventh graders at Washington, D.C.’s Cardozo High School learn how to fly a F-35 Fighter Jet in the school’s new aviation lab, one of only 18 in the country. Watch
Katie Fitzgerald, Communications Associate