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Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 1:21 PM EDT
While travelling in Asia on assignment for an investment bank, Jenny Buccos began to notice the preconceived notions that many people have about countries and cultures different from their own. She started ProjectExplorer.org to help students develop better global awareness
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 12:59 PM EDT
Here's why it's so important for everday Americans to speak out and make their voices reasonate in Washington.
Posted byon July 6, 2012 at 12:27 PM EDT
A group of young women from the Middle East and North Africa interested in careers in science and technology – also known as TechGirls – visited the White House for an interactive discussion about the ways women can utilize innovation and technology to make a difference in the world
Posted byon July 2, 2012 at 10:29 AM EDT
An Orlando hospital is making sure that interested students from the nearby Valencia College are trained and ready to begin a career in health care.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 6:16 PM EDT
Thanks to the help of thousands of students, student loan interest rates will not double on July 1st.
Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 4:54 PM EDT
A group of nearly 100 junior high and high school teachers from across the country received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) this week. Today, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden, a longtime educator, met with these teachers at the White House to thank them for their commitment to our Nation’s students.
Posted byon June 27, 2012 at 7:15 PM EDT
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan answers your questions on college affordability during a special session of White House Office Hours on Twitter
Posted byon June 25, 2012 at 6:51 PM EDT
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is joining us for special session of White House Office Hours on Wednesday, June 27th at 2:00 p.m. EDT. During a live Q&A on Twitter, Secretary Duncan will answer your questions about college affordability and the administration’s education policies and priorities.
Posted byon June 23, 2012 at 11:48 AM EDT
This milestone is an opportunity to reflect on four decades of progress toward fulfilling the fundamental promise of bringing higher education within reach of every American and rededicate ourselves to making college affordable for all
Posted byon June 23, 2012 at 5:30 AM EDT
President Obama discusses the urgent need for Congress to act now on two common sense measures to help middle class families: preventing interest rates on federal student loans from going up and putting hundreds of thousands of construction workers back on the job.