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Follow Along: Our 2015 Back-to-School Tour

Over the course of the next week and a half, Administration officials are hitting the road for schools and communities across the country. Follow along right here.

The President, the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, and Secretary Arne Duncan are traveling across the country this week to highlight the need for affordable, quality career and education choices for students, and discussing how we can provide all Americans with the skills and knowledge they need to get ahead. Learn more about this week's announcements here.

Today, at Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan, the President will announce new steps to expand apprenticeships and to continue to build momentum nationwide to make community college free for responsible students.


The President is also announcing a campaign called “Heads Up,” and the idea is simple: Let’s make two years of community college free for anyone willing to work for it.

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Tune in for his remarks here -- and follow along over the course of the day for dispatches from the ground.


President Obama talks with Reps. Sandy Levin and Brenda Lawrence aboard Air Force One today en route to Michigan.

A photo posted by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on Sep 9, 2015 at 10:57am PDT