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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 17, 2012 at 4:34 PM EDT
Today, the White House hosted a Google+ Hangout with Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and women leaders around the country to highlight efforts to strengthen local and regional food systems.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 10:52 AM EDT
In a live Google+ Hangout, USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan and White House Director of Public Engagement Jon Carson will join women leaders across the country to discuss local food and agriculture, answer questions submitted by the public, and launch the latest version of Compass, the interactive Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food map.
Posted byon June 20, 2012 at 2:43 PM EDT
Organizations and companies throughout America are stepping up to help with veterans’ “skill translation” – and the timing is important: more than 1,000,000 veterans will be transitioning out of the military and into the civilian workforce in the coming years.
Posted byon June 14, 2012 at 4:55 PM EDT
June 14, 2012, is the One Year Anniversary of the Military Spouse JD Network
Posted byon March 15, 2012 at 10:30 PM EDT
One of the most popular dishes served at this week's State Dinner in honor of British Prime Minister David Cameron was, unsurprisingly, dessert. The White House Pastry Chef shares a simple version you can make at home.
Posted byon February 17, 2012 at 7:22 PM EDT
Check out the slideshow below of the photos and stories of Americans across all 50 states (plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) who believed that their voice could make a difference and had the courage to speak out about what losing an extra $40 per paycheck would mean for them and for their family.
Posted byon February 13, 2012 at 12:31 PM EDT
A Boise-based billboard company has put up 32 billboards in Idaho to raise awareness about veteran unemployment
Posted byon November 30, 2011 at 2:22 PM EDT
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Leahy (D-Vermont) and Senator Crapo (R-Idaho) introduce bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.
Posted byon November 17, 2011 at 5:00 PM EDT
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month this past October, the Department of Education, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development collaborated to hold ten town hall events throughout the country on the topic of Engaging Men and Boys in Ending Violence Against Women.