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Posted byon May 11, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT
Watch Dr. Jill Biden give the commencement address at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa
Posted byon May 8, 2012 at 6:26 PM EDT
In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week—and specifically National Teacher Appreciation Day today—OSTP staff wanted to thank and highlight some of the teachers who have had the most impact on our lives.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT
Jackie Cole, a Veterinarian and dedicated environmentalist, works fervently with communities, organizations and individuals to bring back much of the Galveston, TX tree population that was lost during Hurrican Ike, in 2008.
Posted byon April 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
This guest post from the CEO and co-founder of FirstBest Systems looks at how the JOBS Act will open new pathways to capital, from seed to growth stage, allowing new ventures across the country to realize their visions
Posted byon April 5, 2012 at 9:26 AM EDT
Jarrod Bernstein shares his recipe for Apple-Matzoh Kugel.
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 4:06 PM EDT
The "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food" Compass is just one of the many new tools initiated by USDA, designed to enable communities across the country to take part in the making our children and families healthier.
Posted byon February 17, 2012 at 7:22 PM EDT
Check out the slideshow below of the photos and stories of Americans across all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) who believed that their voice could make a difference and had the courage to speak out about what losing an extra $40 per paycheck would mean for them and for their family.
Posted byon February 14, 2012 at 7:07 AM EDT
A teacher, a nurse and a mom explain what losing $40 from each paycheck would mean for their family and their community at large
Posted byon February 10, 2012 at 4:10 PM EDT
State Attorneys General share their views on the landmark housing settlement.
Posted byon February 9, 2012 at 7:21 PM EDT
We’ve put together a quick primer to help you understand the details behind President Obama's announcement that 10 states will recieve waivers exempting them from meeting No Child Left Behind's most troublesome and restrictive requirements in exchange for setting their own higher, more honest standards for student success.