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Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 6:52 PM EDT
President Obama joins former President Bill Clinton in celebrating the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, and welcoming some of the national service program's newest members.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 6:01 PM EDT
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 5:20 PM EDT
A medida que los estudiantes inician su año escolar, la Secretaria Arne Duncan partió esta semana en el tour anual en autobús del Departamento de Educación de regreso a la escuela, con el fin de hablar de maneras en las que podemos ayudar a cada estudiante a recibir una educación completa y competitiva para que logren alcanzar todo su potencial.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 4:39 PM EDT
During National Preparedness Month, Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs highlights the steps the County is taking to build climate-resilent schools and communities.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 4:20 PM EDT
From our women and men in uniform to our educators to those who administer important government programs, each day millions of Americans give of themselves to ensure the safety, hope and livelihood of their neighbor. Without a doubt, one of the great things about the United States is the way in which the success of each of us is tied to the success of all of us. The AmeriCorps national service program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary today, is a fantastic representation of this.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 3:03 PM EDT
Vice President Biden and Dr. Jill Biden hosted a barbecue for the athletes representing the United States in the Invictus Games, an inspirational sporting event for wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 2:51 PM EDT
In the sixth round of the TIGER program, the Department of Transportation is making nearly $600 million in grants available and awarding them to 72 transportation projects across 46 states and in D.C.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 12:17 PM EDT
Announcing our next installment of "Of the People: Live from the White House," a virtual field trip series with Discovery Education that’s designed to offer middle and high school students unique access to the White House.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 10:58 AM EDT
This week's chart of the week shows how our high school graduation rate is the highest it has ever been.
Posted byon September 12, 2014 at 10:35 AM EDT
Investing in transportation creates value, and that means it’s a worthwhile investment — for public funds, yes, but also for the private sector. So, with public investments in our nation’s important transportation assets steadily declining, we need to find better ways to partner with private investors to help rebuild America.