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Posted byon July 23, 2014 at 12:54 PM EDT
Traditional workforce training programs are stepping up—expanding their IT programs and working with industry to develop curricula that better prepare Americans for today’s jobs. As part of his review of America’s training programs, the Vice President has highlighted innovative new examples of those programs in his report to the President. The Administration is particularly committed to supporting a new accelerated model of intensive training, often called “coding bootcamps,” which has emerged in several cities around the country.
Posted byon July 22, 2014 at 6:20 PM EDT
President Obama and Vice President Biden deliver remarks before the bill signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
Posted byon July 19, 2014 at 1:38 PM EDT
The Build America Investment Initiative has been hailed by leading stakeholders. Here's a sample of what they're saying.
Posted byon July 19, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President discussed the importance of ensuring that the economic progress we’ve made is shared by all hardworking Americans.
Posted byon July 18, 2014 at 6:06 PM EDT
Welcome to Infrastructure & Transportation Week here at West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening infrastructurally and transportationally here at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond.
Posted byon July 17, 2014 at 6:25 PM EDT
President Obama travels to Wilmington, Delaware to talk about creating more good jobs, rebuilding America, and making our middle class stronger.
Posted byon July 15, 2014 at 3:42 PM EDT
President Obama takes a quick trip across the Potomac to visit the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, a facility in McLean, Virginia that focuses on highway technology.
Posted byon July 14, 2014 at 3:49 PM EDT
Missed the President's trip to Denver and Austin? Don't worry -- the latest edition of "West Wing Week" features some amazing footage from his visit.
Posted byon July 14, 2014 at 3:00 PM EDT
To create new opportunities for more Americans, we are committed to advancing job-driven training initiatives that help workers acquire the skills they need to succeed in good jobs. Expanding quality apprenticeship is a key strategy to make education and training programs more job-driven.
Posted byon July 12, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President recapped his visits with folks who have written him letters about their own American stories -- their successes and struggles.