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Posted byon February 9, 2012 at 7:21 PM EDT
We’ve put together a quick primer to help you understand the details behind President Obama's announcement that 10 states will recieve waivers exempting them from meeting No Child Left Behind's most troublesome and restrictive requirements in exchange for setting their own higher, more honest standards for student success.
Posted byon February 2, 2012 at 4:34 PM EDT
A new pilot program will help rural borrowers with loans made or guaranteed by USDA refinance their mortgages to reduce their monthly payments.
Posted byon February 2, 2012 at 1:28 PM EDT
One year ago, President Obama called for an all-hands-on-deck effort to accelerate the success of entrepreneurs across the country. One year later, Startup America has made major progress on three fronts...
Posted byon January 12, 2012 at 4:30 PM EDT
See what others are saying about the National Ocean Council's release of the draft Implementation Plan, now open to public comments.
Posted byon January 12, 2012 at 2:00 PM EDT
HHS is using the "rate review" tool that is part of the Affordable Care Act to highlight unreasonably high rate increases that would affect nearly 10,000 residents across five states
Posted byon December 19, 2011 at 6:45 PM EDT
Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge grants will help nine states create high-quality early education and development programs
Posted byon December 15, 2011 at 8:19 PM EDT
A new report shows that schools across the country are in need of renovations and repairs. President Obama has proposed a $30 billion investment in upgrading schools from coast to coast.
Posted byon December 5, 2011 at 12:03 PM EDT
Rafael Lemaitre describes the complexity and scale of the Nation's drug problem and why a nationwide effort to support smart drug policies and reform the criminal justice system is required.
Posted byon November 23, 2011 at 7:00 AM EDT
Throughout history, 22 have been pardoned at the White House, and today, President Obama will pardon one more.
Posted byon October 25, 2011 at 7:47 PM EDT
Dr. Jane Lubchenco joins Mayor Angel Taveras in Providence, Rhode Island to talk about how the President’s jobs plan – the American Jobs Act - would help put Rhode Islanders back to work modernizing their schools and would help prevent teacher layoffs.