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One in five college-aged women is sexually assaulted in college -- most often by someone she knows. Earlier this week, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released its first-ever report, which included that unnacceptable statistic, and announced a series of actions to help address the problem and make sure victims know they are not alone.
Vice President Biden, who championed the Violence Against Women Act in Congress back in 1990, spoke about the issue this week and revealed a new public service announcement about the issue:
In addition to the powerful video, we launched NotAlone.gov to make enforcement data and other sexual assault resources accessible to students and schools."
Today, on College Signing Day, the First Lady announced her Reach Higher initiative to encourage students around the country to complete their education beyond high school.
Down in San Antonio, Texas, Mrs. Obama rocked her own college t-shirt and spoke to students about the importance of graduating from high school and continuing their education.
Yesterday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the jobs report for April -- and employment growth was pretty solid:
For a more detailed look at the 50th consecutive month of businesses adding jobs, read on.
As always, to see even more of this week's events, watch this week's episode of West Wing Week: