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Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 5:12 PM EDT
The Department of Education released reports for 12 Race to the Top states, showcasing their improvements in helping our education system.
State and Local Officials Across the Country Urge Action to Fix the Nation’s Broken Immigration SystemPosted byon January 30, 2013 at 12:19 PM EDT
Following President Obama's speech on commonsense immigration reform, bipartisan state and local elected officials across the country spoke out about the President’s remarks and urged swift action.
Posted byon January 22, 2013 at 2:39 PM EDT
This summer, citizens in cities across the Nation will join together to improve their communities and governments as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. Civic Hacking Day is an opportunity for software developers, technologists, and entrepreneurs to unleash their can-do American spirit by collaboratively harnessing publicly-released data and code to create innovative solutions for problems that affect Americans.
Posted byon December 14, 2012 at 10:52 AM EDT
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed friends and leaders from the Jewish community to celebrate the sixth night of Hanukkah.
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 November 29, 2012 at 4:33 PM EDT
Last month, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than$25 million of funding for innovative materials-science research projects. The research awards are a significant milestone for the Administration’s Materials Genome Initiative (MGI)—a collaborative effort of public, private, and academic leaders to make the discovery, development, and deployment of cutting-edge materials faster and cheaper than ever before.
Posted byon November 16, 2012 at 6:20 PM EDT
Last week, OSTP Director John P. Holdren joined USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah in launching the Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN) – a groundbreaking partnership between USAID and seven top universities that is designed to harness the ingenuity of faculty and students to help solve global development challenges.
Posted byon November 8, 2012 at 7:00 PM EDT
Posted byon October 25, 2012 at 2:59 PM EDT
The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden host a reception at the Naval Observatory for breast cancer survivors, advocates and women’s health groups.