Presidential Remarks on Community Colleges

President Obama spoke about community college education and his vision for the U.S. to lead the world in college degree recipients by the… read more

President Obama spoke about community college education and his vision for the U.S. to lead the world in college degree recipients by the year 2020. Jill Biden introduced President Obama at the first-ever White House summit on community colleges. She is Vice President Biden’s wife and an English professor at Northern Virginia Community College. Following the president’s remarks, Melinda Gates talked about the new $35 million Gates Foundation program, called “Completion by Design,” to help boost community college graduation rates. close

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295820-1
Category:
White House Event
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Public Affairs Event
Location:
East Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 5, 2010
Last Aired:
Oct 11, 2010

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  • Oct 05, 2010 | 12:16pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 05, 2010 | 8:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 06, 2010 | 4:22am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2010 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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