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  • NOVEMBER 15, 2013
    Today, the Obama Administration is excited to announce a new partnership between seven Federal agencies that will help communities better prepare for droughts and reduce the impact of drought events...
  • NOVEMBER 8, 2013
    Community Health Centers enable people to receive health care in the neighborhoods where they live so they can get high-quality care close to home. That’s why the Affordable Care Act builds on...
  • NOVEMBER 6, 2013
    Secretary Arne Duncan gave remarks at the Rural Education National Forum, hosted by Battelle for Kids and the Ohio Department of Education. One in five Americans live, work, and learn in rural...
  • NOVEMBER 5, 2013
    Thank you! What a wonderful convention we have here today! As I look around Freedom Hall, I am so hopeful about our nation's future. In this crowd of 15,000 strong are the future leaders of...
  • NOVEMBER 1, 2013
    Thank you, Dr. Ross, for that kind introduction and for being a great partner in reform. I'm pleased to be here today to address the Rural Education National Forum because, too often, the...
  • OCTOBER 23, 2013
    Break-out groups at the Agriculture Innovation Prize launch event on October 2, 2013, in Washington, DC, reviewed agricultural challenges and brainstormed options for engaging with student...
  • SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
    Ed. Note: This blog post was originally published by the Department of Agriculture.  Since the White House Rural Council was formed in 2009, our members from across the Federal government have...
  • AUGUST 19, 2013
    It’s back-to-school time, which means that Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior ED officials are hitting the road once again for the Department’s annual back-to-school bus tour. This year’s...
  • AUGUST 9, 2013
    Sergeant Alexander Benton, of the 7214th MSU Troop Medical Clinic Detachment out of Garden Grove, CA, draws blood from a patient for lab tests in Blytheville, AR. (Photo credit by Sgt....
  • AUGUST 7, 2013
    “Who else can provide healthcare in rural Mississippi besides these small rural hospitals? With so much responsibility and so few resources, they need all the help they can get,” said Jim Rice...