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Posted byon March 24, 2015 at 6:58 PM EDT
The President announces that 98 percent of Americans nationwide are connected to high-speed wireless Internet -- surpassing any point in our nation’s history.
Posted byon March 20, 2015 at 6:11 PM EDT
The White House Science Fair features extraordinary science projects and experiments from some of America’s most innovative students. Find out more about the students participating in this year’s Science Fair.
Posted byon March 11, 2015 at 10:12 AM EDT
While the field of robotics is evolving quickly, robots today are still mostly relegated to performing tasks that are routine and repetitive, and to performing those tasks in environments where obstacles and other surprises are rare. In June, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, where competitors will demonstrate the advanced capabilities of the next generation of robots.
Posted byon March 11, 2015 at 9:17 AM EDT
As we celebrate Open Education Week 2015, we look forward to implementing the new U.S. Open Government Partnership National Action Plan to promote Open Educational Resources and building momentum for Federal open education initiatives. The availability of high-quality, low-cost digital content in our schools is a priority for the President and a pillar of his ConnectED Initiative.
Posted byon March 6, 2015 at 5:36 PM EDT
Over the past two years, the White House Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Initiative has helped expand our capacity for using technology and innovation to strengthen national preparedness and resilience. With America’s PrepareAthon fast approaching next month, we encourage you to share how you are supporting this effort.
Posted byon March 3, 2015 at 3:12 PM EDT
2015 is the UN-designated International Year of Soils – one of the world's most important resources that will help determine the collective future for inhabitants of the Earth. Here we join the celebration of the services provided by this critical resource and set out to prove once and for all that soil does, indeed, rock.
Posted byon February 12, 2015 at 12:14 PM EDT
Fewer than 40 percent of public schools currently have the high-speed Internet needed to support modern digital learning. We have the resources to solve this problem -- we just need help from our nation’s superintendents and school technology chiefs.
Posted byon January 26, 2015 at 1:28 PM EDT
From municipal groups to industry associations, to leaders in Congress and public interest groups, the response to the President's new broadband initiative has been overwhelmingly positive.
Posted byon January 20, 2015 at 12:45 PM EDT
The President and several cabinet officials honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by spending the day lending a hand at services sites in DC and throughout the nation.
Posted byon January 19, 2015 at 3:50 PM EDT
President Obama issues a Presidential Proclamation commemorating the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday. In honoring Dr. King's legacy, the President is dedicating his day to service, and encouraging all Americans to join in and lend a hand.