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Posted byon June 13, 2013 at 9:44 AM EDT
Giselle Schneider is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to the ideals of the YMCA.
Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 11:27 AM EDT
This week, school leaders, researchers, entrepreneurs, and leading educational thinkers gathered in New York City to share innovative ideas about how technology can improve education. The gathering is being led by the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools—a national center created by Congress and launched at the White House in 2011 to advance technologies to transform teaching and learning.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.
Posted byon December 6, 2012 at 4:27 PM EDT
Today, the White House National Economic Council releaseda state-by-state reports about the real-life impact of these tax increases on America’s middle class families if Congress fails to act by January 1. Find out what it means for your community.
Posted byon December 4, 2012 at 11:49 AM EDT
A state by state look at the middle-class tax cuts' impact on consumer spending and retailers.
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 5:13 PM EDT
The Obama Administration announces nearly $2 million in competitive grants to Tribal Education Agencies under the State-Tribal Education Partnership program.
Posted byon September 11, 2012 at 11:11 AM EDT
In 2010, Erik Schultz helped launch Thriive, a nonprofit organization that pursues an innovative approach to food security in diverse worldwide locations such as Vietnam, Kenya, Palestine, and Nicaragua. Focusing on the growing needs of small-scale agricultural and food products businesses, such as, smallholder farms and livestock operations, Thriive helps grow the entire food chain, from producers to consumers, making them more resilient and self-reliant.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 3:13 PM EDT
The SIF is elevating proven community solutions, helping build scale through philanthropic leverage and evaluation of results to fund programs that work.
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.