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Posted byon October 3, 2014 at 8:25 PM EDT
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 6:58 PM EDT
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 6:14 PM EDT
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 6:03 PM EDT
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 1:05 PM EDT
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 10:15 AM EDT
Secretary Arne Duncan wraps up his recent back-to-school bus tour and wants to hear from you.
Posted byon September 8, 2014 at 9:58 AM EDT
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 7:29 PM EDT
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.
Posted byon July 15, 2014 at 7:20 PM EDT
State and local officials understand that passing a long-term infrastructure bill is not only the right thing to do for the country, it’s just common sense.
Posted byon July 2, 2014 at 12:44 PM EDT
A new Council of Economic Advisers report shows the effects of state decisions regarding Medicaid expansion on access to care, financial security, overall health and well-being of residents, and state economies. Here's a small sample of the coverage the report has received across the country.