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Education theme for first lady’s San Antonio trip

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Posted: Friday, May 2, 2014 1:45 pm

SAN ANTONIO — First lady Michelle Obama on Friday kicked off a new “Reach Higher” initiative to encourage American students to commit to education beyond high school.

Obama told about 2,100 San Antonio high school students at the South Texas city’s “College Signing Day” that the U.S. once had the highest percentage of college graduates in the world but has dropped to 12th globally.

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