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State-By-State: House Republican Budget Bill Would Harm Students, Workers, Health Care, and the EconomyPosted byon June 24, 2015 at 10:16 AM EDT
Congressional Republicans have started to show how they plan to budget at discretionary levels that are the lowest in a decade, adjusted for inflation. House Republicans are proposing to shortchange students, workers, our nation’s health, and the economy by cutting overall funding for the Departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services by roughly $15 billion, or 9 percent, compared to the President’s Budget. See how House Republicans’ short-sighted priorities will affect your State.
Posted byon May 20, 2015 at 2:17 PM EDT
Daryle Conquering Bear Crow is being honored as a Champion of Change for Foster Care
Posted byon May 15, 2015 at 2:52 PM EDT
Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
House Republicans Shortchange Funding for Transportation, Housing and Other Critical Domestic PrioritiesPosted byon May 13, 2015 at 10:10 AM EDT
Posted byon May 11, 2015 at 2:40 PM EDT
We asked you to share your thoughts on the President's proposal to make two years of community college free for responsible students across America. Here are a few of the inspirational stories that we received.
Posted byon May 8, 2015 at 3:15 PM EDT
One priority of this Administration is to make sure we are doing everything we can broaden participation in STEM. That's why last month, Catherine E. Lhamon, the U.S. Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, released a guidance package that reminds school districts, colleges, and universities of their obligation to designate an employee to coordinate their compliance with Title IX, the Federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education.
Posted byon May 8, 2015 at 12:29 PM EDT
Actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks recalls his time at Chabot College — a community college in Hayward, California. In his message to the White House email list, Tom explains how Chabot College made him who he is today, and why community college should be an option for more hardworking Americans.
Public Sector Prizes and Challenges Show Increased Sophistication, Ambition and Use: A Fiscal Year 2014 Progress ReportPosted byon May 8, 2015 at 11:56 AM EDT
Today, OSTP also released its fourth annual comprehensive report detailing the use of prize competitions and challenges by Federal agencies to spur innovation, engage citizen solvers, address tough problems, and advance their core missions. This report details the remarkable results from 97 prize competitions and challenges offered by 30 agencies under a variety of authorities in FY 2014.
Posted byon May 8, 2015 at 10:01 AM EDT
Hardworking students who are taking a strong step toward building a brighter future for themselves and their families are worth the investment. Just take a look at a few stories from Lake Area Tech's Class of 2015 to see why
Posted byon May 7, 2015 at 2:02 PM EDT
Eleven-year-old Rebecca has been waiting and waiting for President Obama to visit her home state for the last six years. Tomorrow, her wish will be answered.