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Posted byon September 29, 2011 at 5:15 PM EDT
Northeast Iowa Community College implemented a series of changes to increase its student completion and retention goals and achieved graduation rates 24 percent above the national averages.
Posted byon September 26, 2011 at 3:34 PM EDT
Young Native American leaders who have sought to improve their communities are encouraged to submit their stories, before September 30, about how they're working to overcome the challenges facing their communities as part of the Native American Youth Challenge.
Posted byon September 22, 2011 at 11:44 AM EDT
Local leaders at the Minnesota State Capitol urge Congress to sign American Jobs Act. The President’s plan is simple: Put more people back to work and put more money in the pockets of working Americans.
Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 12:15 PM EDT
One of Secretary Ray LaHood’s top priorities at the Department of Transportation (DOT) is to make transportation more accessible for people with disabilities. The Secretary announces a new rule requiring new station platform construction or significant renovation to enable those with disabilities to get on and off any car on a train.
Posted byon September 12, 2011 at 1:55 PM EDT
In recognition of Recovery Month, William White discusses the more than 100,000 individuals in recovery and their families, friends, and allies who will participate in related events this month.
Posted byon September 9, 2011 at 12:07 PM EDT
Deputy Secretary Scott Gould discusses the promise the American Jobs Act holds for veterans across the country.
Posted byon September 9, 2011 at 10:30 AM EDT
Following the President’s speech where he called on Congress to pass the American Jobs Act, bi-partisan governors, mayors, and state legislators speak out and echo the President’s call to put more people back to work and put more money in the pockets of working Americans.
Posted byon September 8, 2011 at 7:19 PM EDT
Find out who was invited to join First Lady Michelle Obama
Posted byon September 6, 2011 at 6:42 PM EDT
Allowing funding for America's roads and bridges to expire would cost nearly one million construction workers their jobs over the next year. See how many jobs are at stake in your state if Congress fails to pass a clean extension of the transportation bill.
Posted byon September 2, 2011 at 9:39 AM EDT
Private sector payrolls increased by 17,000 and overall payroll employment was flat