In the 2009 fiscal year, the Obama administration provided 200 million dollars for the Teacher Incentive Fund through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), also known as the stimulus bill, an increase from the initial 99 million dollars.
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President Barack Obama’s new drug czar, Gil Kerlikowske, picked up the mantle on the drug war scene by expressing a desire to shift from the descriptive language often used to refer to the drug problem.
Early evaluation results from a study of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program (NGYCP) released by Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC) indicate that over 90,000 teenagers have graduated from the program designed to mentor high school dropouts and give them educational opportunities.
Some in Washington view Obama’s efforts to revamp the health care sector as yet another example of the government interfering in the affairs of its citizens.
Stephen Meyer’s book, Signature in the Cell does not attempt to unravel the age-old mystery of the origin of life.
After the 9/11 terrorist attack it became clear that the U.S. was not immune to acts of violence that could infiltrate the country’s heart of business and power causing massive destruction and loss of life.
President Barack Obama is expected to hold summit talks with Russian leaders in July with the hope of “resetting ties” between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union.
Antonio Guterres the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has termed the drop in the number of refugees under the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) mandate as an “illusion.”
A report released by Education Week and the Editorial Projects in Education (EPE) Research Center shows that despite a marked improvement in the national high school graduation rate, three out of ten U.S. public schools students still fail to get a high school diploma.
As President Barack Obama made his debut trip to the Middle East, many in Washington, D.C. were left deliberating on whether his Cairo speech would focus on a lasting solution to the ongoing Palestinian-Israeli conflict.