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  • JULY 30, 2013
    Yesterday, the White House released a report that provides further evidence that commonsense, bipartisan immigration reform would provide economic benefits for our nation’s agriculture sector,...
  • JULY 25, 2013
    Ed Note: Yesterday, Secretary Vilsack had the opportunity to speak with some of our nation’s brightest young leaders at the National FFA Organization’s State Presidents’...
  • JULY 18, 2013
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White visited Munford Elementary in Talladega County, Ala. as part of the “Education Built to Last” tour of U.S. Department of Education Green...
  • JULY 17, 2013
    Last week, the Obama Administration announced a new federal, local, and private sector collaboration that will preserve agricultural lands and restore and protect wildlife habitat, all while helping...
  • JULY 12, 2013
    Ed. note: This is cross-posted from the Delta Regional Authority. Strong leaders are integral to the success of Rural America, binding together neighbors, sustaining the deeply rooted culture, and...
  • JUNE 19, 2013
    This week is National Small Business Week. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), along with agencies across the Obama Administration, are hosting events in five cities. These events provide...
  • MAY 1, 2013
    Inside a classroom at Chantry Elementary School in the small town of Malvern, Iowa, four 1st grade students are gathered around a table facing Becky Curtis. She is teaching them to read. It appears...
  • APRIL 5, 2013
    Karley Holland, from Rogue Valley YouthBuild in Medford, Ore., is a passionate advocate for individual freedoms and wants to affect positive change in her community. When Kim Phinney, senior director...
  • MARCH 1, 2013
    An educator asks a question during “How Career and Technical Education is Addressing the Nation’s Skills Gap,” a recent ED Policy Briefing. Official Department of Education Photo by Joshua Hoover....
  • FEBRUARY 12, 2013
    Have we really been talking about the need to improve teacher recruitment and retention for decades? Educators meeting in Indianapolis and video-conferencing in from throughout the nation for the...