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Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 4:02 PM EST
As part of today's #InvestInUs summit, Grammy award-winning artist and early education advocate Shakira and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan answered your questions about early childhood education.
Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 3:10 PM EST
Higher education institutions are responding to the President's call to action to support Making on college campuses. One recent effort responding to this call is the Make Schools Alliance, a new initiative that will provide students with spaces, projects and mentors to engage in hands-on Making activities and boost their interest and persistence in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Director Rodríguez attends the Mayors Summit on Immigration Implementation with Secretary Johnson and Senior Advisor JarrettPosted byon December 10, 2014 at 2:05 PM EST
On Monday, December 8, I was honored to join Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, at the Mayors Summit on Immigration Implementation, hosted by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Mayors from large and small cities around the country came to participate, and it was a pleasure to meet with them and discuss the important work ahead.
Excerpts from President Obama's BET Interview on Race Relations, and the Progress We Still Have to MakePosted byon December 10, 2014 at 12:31 PM EST
In light of the unrest across the country following the recent police-involved deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and others, President Obama sat down with BET's Jeff Johnson to share his thoughts about race relations in America, and our next steps forward as a country.
Posted byon December 10, 2014 at 12:06 PM EST
President Obama traveled to Casa Azafran in Nashville to answer a few questions about the recent steps he took to fix our broken immigraiton system.
Posted byon December 9, 2014 at 5:00 PM EST
Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visits Incirlik Air Base, Turkey during a USO holiday troop visit Dec. 8
Posted byon December 9, 2014 at 4:52 PM EST
With this exciting new initiative from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), AmeriCorps members will expand their efforts to support tribes and localities in growing opportunity for all.
Posted byon December 9, 2014 at 4:48 PM EST
NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney joins Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Counselor to the President John Podesta at the White House to talk about proper tire maintenance — and brings along his #22 Mustang and the #18 “M&Ms” car.
Posted byon December 9, 2014 at 4:41 PM EST
Vice President Joe Biden, Valerie Jarrett, and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack welcome over 100 current and former foster youth from across the country to celebrate several new announcements aimed at improving the outcomes of youth in and aging out of care.
Posted byon December 9, 2014 at 3:28 PM EST
We observe International Anticorruption Day, and acknowledge the work governments and private citizens do every day to ensure public officials are serving the interests of their citizens rather than themselves.