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Posted byon September 11, 2013 at 1:38 PM EDT
Two years after World War II ended, Veterans with GI Bill benefits in hand accounted for 49 percent of college admissions nationwide. The nation’s investment in Veterans helped grow the middle class, establishing this country’s preeminence in the world economy.
Posted byon September 6, 2013 at 11:26 AM EDT
When President Obama traveled to Syracuse, NY a few weeks back, we met with Michelle -- a single mother, who pursued higher education so that she and her kids could have a better life. But paying back her those loans hasn't been easy.
Posted byon September 5, 2013 at 11:17 AM EDT
As Secretary of the Department of Labor, Secretary Pérez will be a fierce advocate for working men and women across America, including Latinos who comprise 15% of the labor force in the US.
Posted byon September 3, 2013 at 6:05 PM EDT
On August 27, 2013, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders held a Google Hangout in Korean to discuss the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Posted byon September 3, 2013 at 2:30 PM EDT
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) jointly challenge a group of over 80 top innovators from around the country to come up with ways to improve disaster response and recovery efforts.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 7:00 PM EDT
The week in review: 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, "The Powerbroker" Screening, Women's Equality Day, Medal of Honor Ceremony, ATF Director Sworn-In, and Appointment of new U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan.
Posted byon August 30, 2013 at 10:16 AM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
Posted byon August 26, 2013 at 7:48 PM EDT
Posted byon August 26, 2013 at 1:52 PM EDT
This year on Women’s Equality Day we commemorate the 93rd anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 6:40 PM EDT
A quick look at what was going on at the White House from August 19-23, 2013.