On October 17, 2016, the White House released a fact sheet that summarized the many remarkable achievements in education accomplished by the Obama Administration. OCTAE celebrates our teachers’, leaders’, and students’ contributions to these accomplishments, including
- America’s high school graduation rate reaching a record new high of 83.2 percent
- a narrowing of the achievement gap between white and minority populations
- a vision of Next Generation High Schools
- work to develop and support great teachers
- work to promote college success
See President Obama’s full remarks at a Benjamin Banneker Academic High School Washington, D.C. high school.
Read the full fact sheet.