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Posted byon March 19, 2013 at 5:56 PM EST
Last week, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced the winners of the Mayors Challenge, a competition designed to encourage American cities to generate innovative ideas that solve tough problems. Proving that there is plenty of room for big ideas in a small state, Providence, RI, won the Mayors Challenge Grand Prize for its cutting-edge early education initiative.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM EST
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.
Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 4:12 PM EST
The Department of Education released reports for 12 Race to the Top states, showcasing their improvements in helping our education system.
Posted byon December 6, 2012 at 3:27 PM EST
Today, the White House National Economic Council releaseda state-by-state reports about the real-life impact of these tax increases on America’s middle class families if Congress fails to act by January 1. Find out what it means for your community.
Posted byon December 4, 2012 at 10:49 AM EST
A state by state look at the middle-class tax cuts' impact on consumer spending and retailers.
Posted byon November 19, 2012 at 5:00 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama honors 12 of the nation’s most outstanding arts and humanities programs for young people.
Posted byon July 30, 2012 at 1:07 PM EST
Rebecca M. Townsend, Ph.D., is an associate professor of communication at Manchester Community College in Connecticut and serves as the principal investigator for the Partnership for Inclusive, Cost-Effective Public Participation. She involves community service learning, cultural communication, and productive deliberation in transit planning public involvement efforts.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:45 PM EST
President Obama's proposal to expand work-sharing programs creates a true win-win situation for businesses and workers: By softening the effect of reduced hours on workers, it gives businesses a better chance of hanging on to their skilled employees during a rough period
New Guide Highlights Best Practices and Innovations in Helping Veterans Thrive in the Private SectorPosted byon June 11, 2012 at 11:16 AM EST
More than 30 companies and organizations from America’s private sector share lessons learned in effective recruitment, assimilation, retention, and development of veterans in the civilian workforce
Posted byon June 8, 2012 at 5:25 PM EST
President Obama and Chief of Staff Jack Lew meet with members of the Conservative and Orthodox communities to discuss issues of importance.