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Posted byon July 25, 2012 at 10:01 AM EDT
Preventing the development of substance use disorders is fundamental to the Obama Administration’s approach to drug policy. Today the Director announced a $22M grant for prevention.
Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 6:50 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama joins local elected officials from across the country in Philadelphia to announce new opportunities to bring Let’s Move! to cities, towns and counties across America.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 1:34 PM EDT
Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, discusses the successes of Title IX as well as the important work that remains to be done.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 5:11 PM EDT
The Obama administration is making strides in the Better Building Challenge across the U.S. with the hopes of making new American buildings 20 percent more effective over the next ten years.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 10:14 AM EDT
President Obama again pushes Congress to act on student loan interest rates, the White House introduces a tool to help you figure out if you qualify for refinancing, and new data show that the Affordable Care Act is making a positive difference in our health care system.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 2:17 PM EDT
Caren Calhoun believes that every child deserves a fair shot at a good education, and that's why she devotes her efforts to working for Tulsa Educare, an organization that tries to break the cycle of poverty by working on Head Start initiatives in the Tulsa area and others.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 1:30 PM EDT
Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton collaborated with Head Start founders Ed Zigler and Julius Richmond to help build a comprehensive early education program giving every child a chance to make the American Dream come true, for that child, and for all of us.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 1:15 PM EDT
Lori Pittman started off in the same position as the people she helps today, so she understands how difficult it can be to provide the education advocacy that kids really need. That's why she has dedicated her time and effort to giving back to the same Head Start program that helped her out so much.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:46 PM EDT
Rory Sipp has stepped through many roles in the Head Start program and has made it his mission to serve the underprivileged children of the Las Vegas area.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:36 PM EDT
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.