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Posted byon July 19, 2012 at 1:46 PM EDT
Less than a year ago, the White House and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the launch of “Digital Promise,” a new national effort to accelerate innovation in education with technology. Yesterday, The Office of Science and Technology Policy joined superintendents from across the country in Digital Promise’s first Innovation Workshop, held in Washington D.C.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 7:21 PM EDT
Kumar Garg, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and Steve Robinson, Domestic Policy Council, took to Twitter to answer questions about the STEM Master Teacher Corp. Check out the full Q&A.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 5:56 PM EDT
Today, the Obama Administration announced plans for a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Master Teacher Corps to recognize outstanding STEM educators across the country and improve our Nation’s STEM education as a whole.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 5:55 PM EDT
The STEM Master Teacher Corps will recognize and reward 10,000 exceptional science, math, technology and engineering teachers in our nation’s classrooms.
Posted byon July 18, 2012 at 10:07 AM EDT
The Obama Administration announces the President’s plan to create a national Science, Math, Technology, and Engineering (STEM) Master Teacher Corps. Over the next four years the Corps will expand to include 10,000 of the best STEM teachers in the nation.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 5:01 PM EDT
Investments in skills training through community colleges are meeting the needs of businesses and turning around the lives of students who are finding meaningful jobs
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 July 12, 2012 at 1:11 PM EDT
The Obama Administration recently launched the Education Data Initiative to help students and their families benefit from innovation enabled by open data from the US government and other sources.
Posted byon July 7, 2012 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses legislation he signed on Friday that does two important things: It keeps thousands of construction workers on the job rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure, and it stops interest rates on federal loans from doubling this year for more than seven million students.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 6:29 PM EDT
The bill will keep thousands of construction workers on the job and prevent 7.4 million students from paying higher interest rates on their student loans.