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Posted byon April 26, 2012 at 3:38 PM EDT
In Iowa, President Obama tells students, "You are the economy."
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 5:53 PM EDT
Interest rates on federal Stafford loans are set to double in July, saddling more than 7 million students with an additional $1,000 in debt
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
Approximately 7.4 million students will rack up an additional $1,000 in debt if Congress doesn’t stop the interest rate on federal student loans from doubling on July 1.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:40 PM EDT
Brian Kasher, Manager of Environmental Health and Saftey at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, knows that "greening our cities and towns requires a targeted approach in public school systems to achieve meaningful health benefits for our children." He lives, works and aims to teach that ideal each day.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:34 PM EDT
This Saturday and Sunday, one of the largest Science Festivals ever to grace the Nation’s capital will pack into the Washington Convention Center, engaging hundreds of thousands of visitors with hands-on activities and demonstrations.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:33 PM EDT
Joesph Mathis, founder and director of the Jobs Project, works on Sustainable Williamson -- a template for economic revitalization -- and is at the forefront of developing a comprehensive model that not only aids in “greening” the City of Williamson, but also pushes "the boundaries of sustainability by placing health and wellness at the center of the strategy."
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:23 PM EDT
Lindsay Baxter was the first Sustainability Coordinator of the City of Pittsburgh and continues to work in the environmental space, aiming to make sustainability efforts so much a part of everyday business culture that her job and others like it are no longer necessary -- "because sustainability will be integrated into every aspect of the organization," she says.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:05 PM EDT
After President Obama traveled to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Colorado at Boulder to have a vital conversation with students regarding federal student loans, the papers and television stations in both states provide a glimpse of the local response to his visits.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:03 PM EDT
Educating the students at Jonestown Elementary School with hands-on experiences is a well-weighted investment in the eyes of Marian Robidas, who believes that an environmentally-focused education early on yields more compassionate and aware adults in the future.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 10:55 AM EDT
In Colorado, President Obama repeats his call for students to take action and make sure their voices are being heard so that interest rates on federal student loans don't double this July.