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Posted Tuesday, October 6th 2015 at 1:04PM
HOT OFF THE PRESS! Pres. Obama remarks on Prescription Drugs Take-Back Day, HHS Grant Awards, USDE Invest in Teachers, Not Prisons, October is Domestic Violence Month, R.I.P. Julian Bond. Read, learn, enjoy and spread the information far and wide: ...
Posted Friday, October 2nd 2015 at 5:39PM
In this week's address, on “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day,” the President spoke about the importance of preventing and treating substance use disorders. Overdoses from prescription pain medications kill thousands of Americans every ye ...
Posted Monday, September 28th 2015 at 8:59AM
Following is the English translation of Pope Francis’ homily during Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Saturday morning. His homily, delivered in Spanish, was prepared for delivery and released by the Vatican:
This mornin ...
Posted Sunday, September 27th 2015 at 9:11AM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Pope Francis kissed the forehead of a boy with cerebral palsy after landing in Philadelphia on Saturday morning, coaxing a small smile from the severely disabled 10-year-old.
Francis apparently spied Michael Keating as he was ...
Posted Saturday, September 26th 2015 at 4:55PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis declared Friday that there is a "right of the environment" and that mankind has no authority to abuse it, telling more than 100 world leaders and diplomats at the United Nations that urgent action is needed to halt the ...
Posted Friday, September 25th 2015 at 11:42AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pope Francis plunged into the melting pot of New York after reminding the country of its immigrant origins in the first papal speech before Congress on Thursday. Over an intense 40 hours that started with an evening prayer service ...
Posted Friday, September 25th 2015 at 3:31AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Standing before Congress, Pope Francis issued a ringing call to action on behalf of immigrants Thursday, urging lawmakers to embrace "the stranger in our midst" as he became the first pontiff in history to address a joint meeting o ...
Posted Thursday, September 24th 2015 at 11:35AM
It was a message sure to please the Obama White House, and liberals in general. But the pope had something for conservatives, too, with a pointed call to protect religious liberties — "one of America's most precious possessions."
"All are call ...
Posted Wednesday, September 23rd 2015 at 12:27PM
The World Meeting of Families, which culminates with a visit by Pope Francis this weekend, begins today in Philadelphia.But what is it exactly? And who will foot the bill for the many preparations being made for the papal's visit?Organizers describe ...
Posted Tuesday, September 22nd 2015 at 4:39PM
America may be in for some tough love from the Pope.
After a lifetime of watching the world's most affluent and powerful nation from afar, Pope Francis will walk on U.S. soil for the first time, at the age of 78, when he arrives in Washington from C ...
Posted Tuesday, September 22nd 2015 at 3:52PM
On Tuesday afternoon, Pope Francis will be greeted by President Obama at a military base just outside Washington, D.C. This is Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, and it's Obama's first time personally welcoming a foreign visitor upon arr ...
Posted Tuesday, September 22nd 2015 at 2:58PM
LOPnewsmag - President Obama Announces College Scorecard, USDE 2015 SIXTH ANNUAL BACK-TO-SCHOOL TOUR, NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH, AND SENATOR COONS ON #RestoringtheVRA and there's even a FREE WEBINAR ... details inside and do ...
Posted Saturday, September 19th 2015 at 6:50AM
COMMUNITY COLLEGES ARE AMERICA'S ECONOMIC ENGINES. THEY ARE THE GATEWAY TO MIDDLE-CLASS AMERICA. READ THE ARTICLE BELOW AND LEARN WHY!
Community colleges are America’s economic engines. They are gateways to middle class job ...
Posted Friday, September 18th 2015 at 5:28PM
THIS JUST IN:
The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty recently released its latest resource, No Barriers: A Legal Advocate’s Guide to Ensuring Compliance with the Education Program of the McKinney-Vento Act. Too many young people expe ...
Posted Friday, September 18th 2015 at 1:17PM
Today, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault (Task Force) announced the release of two essential resources to assist practitioners in their efforts to prevent and respond effectively to sexual violence on college and univ ...
Posted Friday, September 18th 2015 at 12:22PM
American communities have traditionally prided themselves on being welcoming places that foster a sense of security and offer helping hands for fellow community members. And it’s important to extend the characteristic warmth of our comm ...
Posted Friday, September 18th 2015 at 12:07PM
Following an inspiring visit to the University of Illinois Champaign, Duncan stopped stopped at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, for a conversation with students and University President (and former two-term Governor) Mitch ...
Posted Friday, September 18th 2015 at 11:50AM
On Wednesday night of the Ready for Success Back-to-School Bus Tour, Secretary Arne Duncan visited Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School in Indianapolis, where enrollment has jumped by 48 percent since 2011.
When it was opened in 1927, Crispus ...
Posted Friday, September 18th 2015 at 11:37AM
The U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services today released guidance urging early learning programs to include children with disabilities.
The guidance sets a vision for action that recommends states, districts, schools a ...
Posted Tuesday, September 15th 2015 at 12:54PM
USDE 6th Annual School Bus Tours needs to know if Teachers Are #ReadyForSuccess
by Paul Toner, President of the VIVA Project
If we want to cultivate teacher leaders in the United States, we have to compensate them fairl ...
Posted Tuesday, September 15th 2015 at 12:40PM
HOP ON BOARD WITH USDE SEC. ARNE DUNCAN AND OFFICIALS THIS WEEK FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL #READYFORSUCCESS SCHOOL BUS TOUR. THE USDE SCHOOL BUS WILL BE MAKING FREQUENT STOPS TO VISIT SCHOOLS.
COME ALONG AND ENJOY ...
Posted Monday, September 14th 2015 at 2:40PM
HOT OFF PRESS! Pres. Obama - Labor Day Celebration, Joins Dr. Biden at Macomb Community College - #HeadsUpAmerica, Sen. Leahy's Voting Rights Advance Act (VRAA)
Posted Thursday, September 10th 2015 at 7:25PM
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Posted Monday, September 7th 2015 at 7:04AM