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Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 11:36 AM EST
Angelica Vilaverde knew from a young age she had the makings to be a teacher, but it wasn't until 2009 when she found out how much of an impact she would have on the lives of students. Working with low-income, at-risk families brought some challenges Angelica's way but what drew her in as an Early Head Start teacher was listening to their stories and using parents as a key instrument in their child’s successful educational journey.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 11:13 AM EST
Renetta Goeson has made it her mission to improve the schooling of children in her tribe, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate (SWO) of the Lake Traverse Reservation. Her goal is to provide an environment in which children are respected as sacred and capable and of having enormous potential.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 10:56 AM EST
The Baraga-Houghton-Keweenaw Child Development Board provides high-quality early childhood services to children and families including health and wellness services, such as pregnancy education, breast feeding support, home visiting, health and developmental screenings, and medical and dental care.
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 5:55 PM EST
Ten colleges and universities have committed that they will provide students with key information they need to make smart choices regarding where to go to school and how to pay for their degree
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 9:13 AM EST
Two insurers in California will pay out more than $50 million in rebates to nearly 1 million customers statewide later this summer
Posted byon June 1, 2012 at 4:27 PM EST
From his first day in office, President Obama committed his Administration to a new era of open government, which includes embracing innovative ways for the public to participate and collaborate with their government.
Posted byon May 31, 2012 at 9:00 AM EST
Becky Monroe, Acting Director of the Community Relations Service at the U.S. Department of Justice, writes about the CRS' work in helping communities navigate racial and national origin tensions.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 10:30 AM EST
A soldiers path in life when returning home is not always clear cut and obvious. Cassaundra learned this the hard way when she completed her service as she began going to college full-time, working full-time, and raising two children. She now serves veterans by reaching out to mentor women leaving the armed forces with her organization F7 group.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 9:10 AM EST
Joey Strickland is a veteran who learned a lot about leadership during his service. Now that he's retired, he has dedicated his life to veteran affairs and has come up with a state program that he hopes will enable the nation as a whole to better serve its veterans.
Posted byon May 17, 2012 at 6:14 PM EST
Earlier this year at the White House Science Fair, President Obama met Joey Hudy, a 14 year old from Arizona who developed the “extreme marshmallow cannon.” Joey showed the President his business card. It had a simple motto: “Don’t be bored. Make something.”