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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
Posted byon July 2, 2012 at 9:29 AM EST
An Orlando hospital is making sure that interested students from the nearby Valencia College are trained and ready to begin a career in health care.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 5:16 PM EST
Thanks to the help of thousands of students, student loan interest rates will not double on July 1st.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 3:54 PM EST
A group of nearly 100 junior high and high school teachers from across the country received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) this week. Today, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden, a longtime educator, met with these teachers at the White House to thank them for their commitment to our Nation’s students.