Barack Obama

President Obama Signs Student Aid Bill To Help Loan Repayment

President Barack Obama signed a presidential memorandum this week addressing the student loan process for post-secondary education.
Students

Minority Students to Outnumber White Students This Fall

For the first time in U.S. history, minority students will outnumber white students this fall.
Arne Duncan

US Department of Education Launches 3-Tier 'Excellent Educators for All' Initiative

The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) launched a new initiative to provide students the access to "great educators." The new program, known as the "Excellent Educators for All Initiative," is aimed to help states and school districts with a three-part system.
Rep. Peter King

Republican Rep. Peter King Urges for Gun Control Discussion on Capitol Hill

Following the tragedy that occurred near the University of California at Santa Barbara on Friday, Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) raised concerns Sunday about the necessity for background checks on firearms and improving the mental health of U.S. citizens.
Louis C.K.

Comedian Louis C.K. VS. Common Core Curriculum

Comedian Louis C.K. can find humor in just about anything. But, he doesn't find the Common Core curriculum and standardized testing in NYC's schools funny, or so the jokes regarding the subject suggest. C.K. took to social media to rag on the practice and continued to criticize it on "The Late Show" where he appeared last Thursday evening.
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