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Posted byon March 28, 2013 at 11:26 AM EDT
President Obama met with 40 of the nation's top scientists and engineers who all have something in common -- they happen to be in high school.
Posted byon March 19, 2013 at 4:40 PM EDT
Santa Barbara City College from California and Walla Walla Community College from Washington, co-winners of the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, are model examples of community colleges that are doing more to grow our middle class, equipping our citizens with the education and training that today’s jobs require.
Posted byon March 18, 2013 at 5:57 PM EDT
Today, OSTP Director John P. Holdren hosted a roundtable of professionals committed to improving the Nation’s corps of excellent STEM teachers. The discussion followed this morning’s announcement by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) that it would donate $22.5 million toward the same goal.
Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 11:27 AM EDT
This week, school leaders, researchers, entrepreneurs, and leading educational thinkers gathered in New York City to share innovative ideas about how technology can improve education. The gathering is being led by the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools—a national center created by Congress and launched at the White House in 2011 to advance technologies to transform teaching and learning.
Posted byon March 12, 2013 at 6:36 PM EDT
Today at the White House, President Obama met with 40 of the Nation's top scientists and engineers - all student finalists in the 2013 Intel Science Talent Search (STS) competition. Winners of the competition will be announced tonight at a gala event in Washington, DC.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 5:20 PM EDT
Women investors play a crucial role in helping ensure that the best private-sector ideas - including those coming from women entrepreneurs - get the resources they need to help build companies and create jobs.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 4:58 PM EDT
Promise Neighborhoods supports forty-six communities in their plans to deliver services to support every child in obtaining the education they need for their future, from cradle through college.
Posted byon March 6, 2013 at 4:25 PM EDT
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has developed a suite of tools to help students manage college debt and improve their financial literacy.
Posted byon March 4, 2013 at 7:52 PM EDT
Mrs. Obama joins a virtual conversation about Let’s Move!, her initiative to ensure our nation’s kids grow up healthy and reach their full potential.
Posted byon March 1, 2013 at 5:26 PM EDT
March is Women’s History Month. There is no better time to engage and empower the next generation of girls to rise up as leaders of our democracy and economy. In that spirit, last week, schools, companies, and labs across the country engaged in a range of activities aimed at getting girls excited about classes and careers in the field of engineering—all part of the 13th annual “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.”