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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 13, 2012 at 4:55 PM EDT
The tourism industry is on pace for a record-setting year -- with international visitors thus far spending more than $68 billion in the United States.
Posted byon July 13, 2012 at 1:12 PM EDT
Andrew Carlone recently attended the generationOn Youth Summit at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Chicago, Illinois to learn how to most effectively make change.
Posted byon July 12, 2012 at 11:07 AM EDT
Beth McCullough works tirelessly to make sure that the homeless kids she rescues become successful young adults and with 87% of her "kids" going on to higher education, her work has paid off.
Posted byon July 5, 2012 at 6:10 PM EDT
More than 1,300 veterans have been offered jobs in the week since the big event, which was sponsored by the VA
Posted byon July 3, 2012 at 11:15 AM EDT
Check out a gallery of selected images from presidents over the years as they celebrate Independence Day with commemorative ceremonies, White House picnics, family gatherings, and of course, fireworks.
Posted byon June 28, 2012 at 11:27 AM EDT
On a daily basis, Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity and the Illinois Department of Human Rights work to eliminate housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Posted byon June 23, 2012 at 11:59 AM EDT
National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling writes about his father, Larry Sperling, who fought and won 40 years ago to ensure young women their full rights to compete in sports.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 2:17 PM EDT
Caren Calhoun believes that every child deserves a fair shot at a good education, and that's why she devotes her efforts to working for Tulsa Educare, an organization that tries to break the cycle of poverty by working on Head Start initiatives in the Tulsa area and others.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 1:50 PM EDT
Mark Linton is appointed Executive Director of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative, which works to develop partnerships between federal agencies and localities to spark economic development in communities that have faced significant long-term economic challenges