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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.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 1:15 PM EDT
Lori Pittman started off in the same position as the people she helps today, so she understands how difficult it can be to provide the education advocacy that kids really need. That's why she has dedicated her time and effort to giving back to the same Head Start program that helped her out so much.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:53 PM EDT
As a teacher trying to establish our future with the ability to embrace children’s love of learning and spark an interest in school, Roxanne Hiller has prided herself on individualizing for each student and finding a way to reach out to all children and their different development levels. Her hard work enabled her to receive the Educator of the Year Award through the California Head Start Association and her program to receive higher scores in all dimensions nationwide.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:46 PM EDT
Rory Sipp has stepped through many roles in the Head Start program and has made it his mission to serve the underprivileged children of the Las Vegas area.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:36 PM EDT
Angelica Vilaverde knew from a young age she had the makings to be a teacher, but it wasn't until 2009 when she found out how much of an impact she would have on the lives of students. Working with low-income, at-risk families brought some challenges Angelica's way but what drew her in as an Early Head Start teacher was listening to their stories and using parents as a key instrument in their child’s successful educational journey.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:30 PM EDT
After her daughter was born with Down Syndrome, Ginger West began looking for advice for the problems that were sure to arise. Luckily advice found her in the form of The Learning Center for Families (TLC) Early Head Start (EHS) programs. Since then Ginger has made it a mission to help promote these programs to her community and state.