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Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 4:50 PM EDT
Digital badges are becoming an important resume builder in today's society. On Thursday, the White House is hosting a "We The Geeks" Google+ Hangout to discuss digital badges.
Posted byon April 16, 2013 at 2:06 PM EDT
Today, the Obama Administration released its plan for translating the National Ocean Policy into on-the-ground actions to benefit the American people. Here is what people are saying about the plan.
Posted byon March 19, 2013 at 6:56 PM EDT
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 7:30 PM EDT
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 5:12 PM EDT
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 4:27 PM EDT
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 11:49 AM EDT
A state by state look at the middle-class tax cuts' impact on consumer spending and retailers.
Posted byon November 19, 2012 at 6:00 PM EDT
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 2:07 PM EDT
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 1:45 PM EDT
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