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Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 2:17 PM EDT
Caren Calhoun believes that every child deserves a fair shot at a good education, and that's why she devotes her efforts to working for Tulsa Educare, an organization that tries to break the cycle of poverty by working on Head Start initiatives in the Tulsa area and others.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 1:25 PM EDT
Billie Jean King was at the White House this week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the landmark legislation that forever changed the academic, athletic and professional fields of America. This was a critical moment in our Nation’s history that King, and millions of girls and women like her, will remember and celebrate.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 6:36 PM EDT
The White House Council on Women and Girls celebrated the 40th anniversary of Title IX with dozens of advocates and leaders who are continuing the fight for gender equity in our schools
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 4:29 PM EDT
Time is running out for Congress to take actions to stop the rates on federal student loans from doubling on July 1.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 11:20 AM EDT
Together for Tomorrow, led by the U.S. Department of Education, the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and the Corporation for National and Community Service, highlights community-school partnerships in order to foster and inspire family and community engagement in education.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 10:03 AM EDT
Watch President Obama talk about student loans and college affordability, then get your questions answered.
Posted byon June 20, 2012 at 6:54 PM EDT
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of this milestone legislation, we asked Obama Administration staffers to share photos that highlight how playing sports helped shape their lives
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 2:47 PM EDT
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joins administration officials for an online summit focused on the Obama Administration’s policies including early learning, K-12, STEM, and college affordability
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 1:49 PM EDT
This Wednesday, June 20, the Council on Women and Girls will be hosting an event to mark the 40th Anniversary of Title IX, the legislation that opened up a world of new opportunities for girls ranging from athletic participation to access to education in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 1:30 PM EDT
Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton collaborated with Head Start founders Ed Zigler and Julius Richmond to help build a comprehensive early education program giving every child a chance to make the American Dream come true, for that child, and for all of us.