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Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 4:01 PM EST
Investments in skills training through community colleges are meeting the needs of businesses and turning around the lives of students who are finding meaningful jobs
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 12:34 PM EST
Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, discusses the successes of Title IX as well as the important work that remains to be done.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 12:11 PM EST
The Obama Administration recently launched the Education Data Initiative to help students and their families benefit from innovation enabled by open data from the US government and other sources.
Posted byon July 7, 2012 at 4:30 AM EST
President Obama discusses legislation he signed on Friday that does two important things: It keeps thousands of construction workers on the job rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure, and it stops interest rates on federal loans from doubling this year for more than seven million students.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 5:29 PM EST
The bill will keep thousands of construction workers on the job and prevent 7.4 million students from paying higher interest rates on their student loans.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 1:28 PM EST
Jimmy is a recent high school graduate from New York City’s Aviation High School. Opportunities provided to Jimmy and his classmates through President Obama's Summer Jobs+ are giving the students an inside look into the working world
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 12:48 PM EST
Under the leadership of Joel Berman, Adaptive Adventures provides access to outdoor and sport activities to the physically disabled.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 12:21 PM EST
While travelling in Asia on assignment for an investment bank, Jenny Buccos began to notice the preconceived notions that many people have about countries and cultures different from their own. She started ProjectExplorer.org to help students develop better global awareness
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 11:59 AM EST
Here's why it's so important for everday Americans to speak out and make their voices reasonate in Washington.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 11:27 AM EST
A group of young women from the Middle East and North Africa interested in careers in science and technology – also known as TechGirls – visited the White House for an interactive discussion about the ways women can utilize innovation and technology to make a difference in the world