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Posted byon November 12, 2014 at 2:37 PM EST
When crisis strikes, the world looks to the United States for leadership. And that holds true for public health emergencies. That is why it is critically important for the United States to remain on offense.
Posted byon October 31, 2014 at 3:29 PM EST
I grew up in Montgomery, Alabama, a place where historical roots run deep. A stroll through town was like walking through a history book. With every step I took, I thought about the days when great leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Congressman John Lewis marched on these same sidewalks for justice and freedom.
Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 7:25 PM EST
This week, President Obama talked about a new foundation for a 21st century economy and welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House; Vice President Biden and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez announced the fourth round of TAACCCT grants; and the economy saw its 55th straight month of private-sector job gains.
Posted byon October 1, 2014 at 5:58 PM EST
Tens of thousands of people shared what raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 would mean to them personally, or to their communities. Read some of those stories on our interactive map here.
Posted byon September 30, 2014 at 5:14 PM EST
Motlow State Community College in Tennessee is working with Bridgestone Tire Company and other employers to expand their mechatronics program, creating a training facility on-site at Bridgestone to prepare students to move quickly into high-skill jobs.
Posted byon September 30, 2014 at 5:03 PM EST
La universidad comunitaria Motlow State Community College en Tennessee está trabajando junto a Bridgestone Tire Company y otras empresas para expandir su programa de mecatrónica y ha creado unas instalaciones de capacitación en Bridgestone para preparar a los estudiantes a incorporarse rápidamente en trabajos muy técnicos.
Posted byon September 29, 2014 at 12:05 PM EST
The program is called TAACCCT -- that stands for Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training. As acronyms go, I’m not going to say it’s our very best work. But as a commitment to building a 21st century workforce, as a tool to prepare people for the jobs of today and tomorrow, it is second-to-none.
Posted byon September 19, 2014 at 9:15 AM EST
Secretary Arne Duncan wraps up his recent back-to-school bus tour and wants to hear from you.
Posted byon September 8, 2014 at 8:58 AM EST
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan takes over the White House’s Instagram account to give you a behind-the-scenes look at his annual back-to-school bus tour.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 6:29 PM EST
The White House Rural Council convenes the second Made in Rural America Regional Forum to bring together local, state, and federal export-related resources for businesses and community leaders throughout the Mississippi River Delta Region.