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Posted byon June 14, 2013 at 9:37 AM EDT
The LEAD Commission previews its release of a five-point blueprint outlining actions to accelerate the expansion of digital learning in schools, a new initiative President Obama announced last week.
Posted byon June 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
Using rock and roll industry as a example is one of the best ways to explain economics -- many of the forces that are buffeting the U.S. economy can be understood in the context of the music industry.
Posted byon June 11, 2013 at 4:45 PM EDT
Learn how you can get involved in President Obama's Youth Jobs+ initiative, a challenge issued by the President to increase employment opportunities for low-income or disconnected youth and decrease juvenile violence.
Business Leaders, Law Enforcement Officers, Elected Officials and Others Agree: We Need Comprehensive Immigration ReformPosted byon June 11, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
The bipartisan, commonsense immigration reform bill being considered by the Senate is the best chance we’ve had in years to fix our broken immigration system – in large part because of the diverse and unusual coalition of stakeholders that have come together to support it.
Posted byon June 11, 2013 at 1:45 PM EDT
The Great Gatsby Curve illustrates the connection between concentration of wealth in one generation and the ability of those in the next generation to move up the economic ladder compared to their parents.
Posted byon June 10, 2013 at 5:55 PM EDT
Today, we marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Equal Pay Act with an event at the White House.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 5:25 PM EDT
President Obama explains how the Affordable Care Act benefits people in the California, and across the country.
Posted byon May 19, 2013 at 4:33 PM EDT
President Obama delivers the commencement address to the 2013 graduates of Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA.
Posted byon May 17, 2013 at 6:08 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon May 17, 2013 at 2:00 PM EDT
In Baltimore, President Obama talks early childhood education, infrastructure and ensuring hard work leads to a decent living.