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Posted byon January 3, 2013 at 6:51 PM EST
As we kick off 2013, we want to take a few moments to reflect upon the last year of progress towards dignity, justice, and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.
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 October 10, 2012 at 3:45 PM EST
Dr. Samuel G. Roberson Sr. is currently a Program Specialist, 4-H & Youth Development Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program in Texas. With the support and encouragement as a child to do more, Samuel has committed his entire life to helping youth realize their full potential. While pursuing his PhD at Texas A&M University researching youth development, Samuel discovered 4-H. He believes the emphasis by 4-H programs on hands-on learning is directly correlated to the creative mischief that he experimented with in open fields as child.
Posted byon October 10, 2012 at 2:25 PM EST
Kaydn Ence is a high school junior from Saint George, Utah. When a large hi-tech company decided not to expand its operations in his hometown, Kaydn was determined to find out why. He learned the decision was largely because people lacked the technological skills needed to fill over 300 jobs. Desiring a positive outcome for future opportunities, Kaydn decided to act by working to provide technology education for the next generation of the workforce.
Posted byon September 18, 2012 at 5:36 PM EST
Hispanic Heritage Month highlights the rich heritage of the Latino community and the contributions Hispanics have made to America.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 1:17 PM EST
Caren Calhoun believes that every child deserves a fair shot at a good education, and that's why she devotes her efforts to working for Tulsa Educare, an organization that tries to break the cycle of poverty by working on Head Start initiatives in the Tulsa area and others.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:30 PM EST
Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton collaborated with Head Start founders Ed Zigler and Julius Richmond to help build a comprehensive early education program giving every child a chance to make the American Dream come true, for that child, and for all of us.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:15 PM EST
Lori Pittman started off in the same position as the people she helps today, so she understands how difficult it can be to provide the education advocacy that kids really need. That's why she has dedicated her time and effort to giving back to the same Head Start program that helped her out so much.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 11:53 AM EST
As a teacher trying to establish our future with the ability to embrace children’s love of learning and spark an interest in school, Roxanne Hiller has prided herself on individualizing for each student and finding a way to reach out to all children and their different development levels. Her hard work enabled her to receive the Educator of the Year Award through the California Head Start Association and her program to receive higher scores in all dimensions nationwide.