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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.”
Posted byon March 1, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
The groundbreaking new initiative is designed to help our kids by bringing physical education back to America’s schools through spurring innovative solutions and offering customized support every step of the way.
Taking Action: Creating Model Emergency Management Plans for Schools, Institutions of Higher Education and Houses of WorshipPosted byon February 28, 2013 at 3:27 PM EDT
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano were joined by leaders from across the country to discuss the development of high-quality emergency management plans to make our schools, institutions of higher education, and houses of worship safer from violence.
Posted byon February 27, 2013 at 6:04 PM EDT
Ten members of the community, who provide better opportunities for the African American students, are recognized as Champions of Change.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 5:21 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 11:48 AM EDT
Providing educators with the tools and resources to prevent and respond to bullying of LGBT youth and empowering them to make the changes in their schools can help ensure all kids are safe and thriving.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 11:17 AM EDT
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is in works to help find solutions to the increasing debt for students with private student loans. They are calling on the public to provide input and contribute ideas to ease this burden.
Posted byon February 20, 2013 at 11:28 AM EDT
Some of America's most innovative scientists explain how a STEM education transformed their lives.
Posted byon February 16, 2013 at 6:40 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama calls for quick action on the proposals he made during the State of the Union to grow our economy and create jobs, including making America a magnet for manufacturing, strengthening our education system through high-quality preschool for every child, and raising the minimum wage.
Everything You Need to Know about President Obama's Plan to Ensure Hard Work Leads to a Decent LivingPosted byon February 15, 2013 at 2:15 PM EDT
In his State of the Union Address, President Obama laid out a plan to build on the progress we’ve made over the last four years to expand opportunity for every American and every community willing to do the work to lift themselves up.