First Lady Michelle Obama launches a #ReachHigher initiative.

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In the past few months, the First Lady has been speaking with young people across the US about committing to their education beyond high school. Speaking, she says, “just getting into college isn’t enough in today’s world. Students have to finish their education past high school to get the training and the skills they need to compete in our global economy.”

The initiative she says is “an effort to inspire more young people to take control of their future through higher education.” Urging people adults alike to support the initiative and help encourage them by sharing your own school pride.

“Today, take a photo wearing your school shirts or colors, and share it on Instagram, Facebook, Vine, or Twitter with the hashtag #ReachHigher. Sharing your school spirit will help young people across the country set a high bar for themselves — and help them realize that finishing college is something they can achieve, too.”
Emphasising on the efforts to encourage young people to complete their education beyond high school, she says, “that’s why we’re focusing on things like financial aid, summer learning opportunities, college visits, and supporting school counselors — so more students can get into college and go all the way.”



That’s what the Reach Higher Initiative is all about: encouraging every student in America to believe in themselves and complete their education past high school — whether at a professional training program, a community college, or a four-year college


You can get involved, show your support: Take a photo in your college T-shirt and Instagram it, Facebook it or Tweet it with the hashtag #ReachHigher.

Follow @ReachHigher on Twitter.

Follow @ReachHigher2020 on Instagram.