Michelle Obama Leads ReachHigher Initiative


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First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to students at the University of Texas at San Antonio during the city's fourth-annual College Signing Day.

During her stay in Texas, the First Lady will participate in celebrations by donning her college t-shirt to encourage young people to pursue education beyond high school. Her #ReachHigher initiative aims to inspire more young people to reach higher in line with the President's "North Star" goal — that by 2020, the country will again have the highest rate of college graduates in the world.

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