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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.
Partnership for Sustainable Communities Marks Three Years Helping Communities Build a Foundation for ProsperityPosted byon June 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
In 2009, President Obama challenged three agencies to help communities around the country better meet their housing, transportation, and environmental goals, laying the groundwork for an economy that provides good jobs now and creates a strong foundation for long-term prosperity. A partnership between the DOT, HUD, and EPA has now funded 744 projects in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico with approximately $3.7 billion in assistance.
Posted byon June 26, 2012 at 10:17 AM EDT
State and local officials talk about the impact of TIGER grants in their communities.
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 21, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
The Social Innovation Fund invests money in nonprofits and foundations so they can accelerate the work of high-impact organizations like the Year Up program and replicate their approaches in new localities and markets.
Posted byon May 24, 2012 at 4:40 PM EDT
The second annual National STEM Video Game Challenge concluded on Tuesday with winners being honored at The Atlantic’s Technologies in Education Forum in Washington, DC.
Posted byon May 22, 2012 at 3:52 PM EDT
Blue Star Families and the National Endowment for the Arts announce the launch of Blue Star Museums
Posted byon May 15, 2012 at 3:10 PM EDT
Today, to celebrate National Drug Court Month, I had the honor of speaking at the 13th Recognition Ceremony for the District of Columbia Superior Court Family Treatment Court to recognize eleven Family Treatment Court participants moving to the next phase of their recovery.
Posted byon April 25, 2012 at 12:05 PM EDT
Republican Representatives in Congress want to return to the days where insurance companies, not American families, were in charge of health care
Posted byon April 11, 2012 at 4:52 PM EDT
Health Care reform funding creates the opportunity for an increased presence of practicing primary care professionals in communities across the country.