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Posted byon June 7, 2012 at 2:35 PM EDT
Natasha Tretheway is a poet being honored by the Library of Congress this September as the Library's 19th poet laureate consultant in poetry.
Posted byon June 5, 2012 at 6:55 PM EDT
Ten colleges and universities have committed that they will provide students with key information they need to make smart choices regarding where to go to school and how to pay for their degree
Posted byon May 22, 2012 at 2:09 PM EDT
Andy Katz, a sports reporter and analyst, talks about his first job at a sporting goods store.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 4:41 PM EDT
Today I was in Boston for an event with Senator John Kerry to highlight the issue of prescription drug and heroin abuse and discuss what we can do to keep our communities healthy and safe.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 3:20 PM EDT
Jon Favreau, Assistant to the President and Director of Speechwriting, writes about his legendary American history teacher to mark last year's Teacher Appreciation Day.
Posted byon May 7, 2012 at 12:30 PM EDT
Dr. David Rose, co-founder of CAST, a not-for-profit research and development organization whose mission is to improve education, for all learners, through universal design for learning (UDL), seeks to ease the challenges educators face when trying to adequately teach different types of students and "expand and improve educational opportunities" for all learners.
Posted byon April 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
This guest post from the CEO and co-founder of FirstBest Systems looks at how the JOBS Act will open new pathways to capital, from seed to growth stage, allowing new ventures across the country to realize their visions
Posted byon April 5, 2012 at 12:50 PM EDT
Chu Huang leads students in the Chinese Immigrant Student Leadership (ChISL) program on a journey toward defining themselves, their roles in their communities and in this world. By inspiring and empowering them to proactively create avenues of change, they are well on the way to becoming the bright leaders of tomorrow.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 1:35 PM EDT
A physical education and health teacher at Alice B. Beal Elementary School, Cindy Coughlin has been teaching the merits of exercise and healthy eating for the past 17 years -- teaching her students lessons they can carry with them for a lifetime.
Posted byon March 14, 2012 at 2:25 PM EDT
Students from across the country came to the White House to present their ideas for energy efficient buildings.