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Posted byon December 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM EST
A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.
Posted byon November 27, 2013 at 12:45 PM EST
Last Saturday, OSTP co-hosted an interactive day of neuroscience activities for local middle school students to explore the science of brains. In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution and the Society for Neuroscience, OSTP staffers and participating scientists helped students wrap their minds (and hands!) around applied neuroscience concepts including health, learning, and memory.
Posted byon November 9, 2013 at 6:40 PM EST
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 3:35 PM EST
HHS announced new primary care sites in 236 communities for 1.25 million additional patients, made possible by the Affordable Care Act.
Posted byon August 23, 2013 at 1:08 PM EST
Read press coverage of President Obama's ambitious agenda to tackle rising college costs, make college more affordable, and improve value for students and families
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.
Posted byon July 24, 2013 at 3:47 PM EST
Today, at a private meeting in the West Wing of the White House, US Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, Deputy US Chief Technology Officer Jen Pahlka, and other senior Obama Administration officials specializing in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), met with five inspiring young women to discuss academic and career pathways in STEM—and barriers to the involvement of girls in those fields.
Posted byon July 16, 2013 at 9:16 AM EST
We're announcing the first White House Youth Jobs+ Champions of Change event and asking for your nominations.
Posted byon July 3, 2013 at 11:05 PM EST
Do you remember your first job? For young people, a first job always provides invaluable lessons that they’ll use the rest of their lives.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 11:18 AM EST
Read about Secretary Sandy Jewell's experience participating in a service project in Portland, Oregon with Mayor Charlie Hales and members of the Northwest Youth Corps.