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Race to the Top Commencement Challenge

T.V. Special To Spotlight High School That Won Race To The Top Commencement Challenge

Posted 08.07.2011 | Education

Cable viewers across the country will soon get an inside look at the journey of South Memphis students vying to win a coveted commencement address fro...

Obama Delivers Commencement Address At Memphis High School

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.16.2011 | Education

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Offering a lift to a flood beleaguered city, President Barack Obama hailed the transformation of a once struggling but ven...

And The Winner Of The Obama Commencement Speech Is...

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 07.10.2011 | Education

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — An academic turnaround at an urban high school with a rich tradition of educating African-Americans has earned graduating senio...

Announcement Delayed: Which School Will Win Obama Commencement Speech?

CNN | Posted 07.09.2011 | Education

Washington (CNN) -- Three academically competitive high schools from different areas of the country are competing for a lofty prize: an appearance and...

Tiny, Rural School Makes Finalists In Obama Commencement Speech Contest

AP | SHANNON DININNY | Posted 07.06.2011 | Education

BRIDGEPORT, Wash. — This rural farm town tucked amid Washington's apple and cherry orchards seems an unlikely stop for a U.S. president. Yet Br...