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Posted byon November 18, 2014 at 9:30 AM EST
More than one-quarter of students between the ages of 12 and 18 reported being bullied at school during the 2010-11 school year — nearly 7 million students. Some Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students face bullying and harassment based on their immigration status; others are bullied for the way they look, such as turbaned Sikh youth, or for their English language skills.
Posted byon November 17, 2014 at 5:26 PM EST
Watch a webinar hosted by ONDCP and DEA for community agencies looking to implement drug disposal programs.
Posted byon November 17, 2014 at 4:35 PM EST
Robots are working for us every day, in countless ways. At home, at work, and on the battlefield, robots are increasingly lifting the burdens of tasks that are dull, dirty, or dangerous.
Posted byon November 12, 2014 at 10:47 AM EST
So this May at Twitter headquarters, I announced the SBA’s first-ever Growth Accelerator Competition to identify the best players in this space. We recently announced the 50 winners who are committed to delivering this model to every corner of our country. Selected out of 832 applications, they will focus on lifting up underserved populations, including women, minority and veteran business owners.
Posted byon November 10, 2014 at 6:20 PM EST
Today, President Obama named nineteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Posted byon November 4, 2014 at 11:53 AM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama took to Tumblr for the first time to answer your questions on education as part of her Reach Higher initiative, which aims to inspire every student to take charge of their future and complete their education past high school.
Posted byon October 30, 2014 at 12:59 PM EST
David Huerta is being honored as a Promoting Citizenship in the Workplace Champion of Change.
Posted byon October 27, 2014 at 9:35 AM EST
Mark LeBeau is being honored as an Affordable Care Act Champion of Change.
Posted byon October 24, 2014 at 2:59 PM EST
When it comes to conservation, the Administration is thinking bigger. Mike Boots highlights the Administration’s commitment to landscape-level conservation and natural resource management at the National Workshop of Large Landscape Conservation.
Posted byon October 20, 2014 at 9:12 AM EST
One hundred and fifty years ago, President Lincoln signed a law that forever changed the way we conserve our natural heritage. It might have seemed an odd thing to do at the time. We were in the middle of the Civil War. The fate of our union hung in the balance. Lincoln himself had never even been to California; for a good part of his life, his home state of Illinois was the West.