Tag Archives: President Obama

From #ObamaCare To #TrumpCare: Why You Should #Care

TrumpCare The 2010 Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, tried to reform U.S. healthcare, sparking a divisive, seven-year political battle. Obamacare has failed to collapse, despite Republicans best efforts to undermine it. People like Obamacare. It’s their healthcare. They … Continue reading

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President Obama on #Dallas: “We are horrified over these events”

THE WHITE HOUSE With your understanding, I want to begin with a few words about the situation back in the United States, specifically the situation in Dallas, Texas. My team has been keeping me updated throughout the morning of the … Continue reading

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President Obama: “We are better than this.”

Today, President Obama spoke on the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. “I’d just ask folks to step back and think: What if this happened to somebody in your family? How would you feel? To be concerned about … Continue reading

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University #education in Argentina: zero cost and zero admissions exams #MondayBlogs

Left to Right: First Lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, President Mauricio Macri, First Lady Juliana Awada Sources: DailyKos, Fulbright Program, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Facultad de Ingenieria), 100,000 Strong In The Americas,  White House Press Office Although gauchos (cowboys) still … Continue reading

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Fulbright Chile y Universidad de Nevada abren nueva beca en Ciencias #100KStrongAmericas

La Comisión para el Intercambio Educacional entre Chile y los Estados Unidos (Comisión Fulbright) y la Universidad de Nevada, en Reno, abrieron un concurso de becas para profesionales chilenos interesados en obtener el grado de magíster o doctor en el … Continue reading

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President Obama’s #SupremeCourt Nomination: The confirmation of a Supreme Court #Justice is a Solemn Responsibility

President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination The confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice is a solemn responsibility that the President and the Senate share under the U.S. Constitution. It is not a political opportunity that reflects “left” or “right,” Democrat or … Continue reading

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Nearly Three Million Students from over 30,000 Schools Recognized by the 2013 President’s Education Awards Program

1.7 million honored for educational excellence, 1.1 million cited for outstanding educational achievement JULY 8, 2013 Contact: Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov The U.S. Department of Education announced today the 2013 President’s Education Awards Program (PEAP) recipients, honoring nearly three … Continue reading

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Extending Middle Class Tax Cuts to Grow the Economy: President Obama says, “Let’s Get to Work!”

There are 53 days left to find a solution that stops taxes from going up on 140 million American families and helps us reduce our nation’s deficits in a smart and responsible way. And that’s what brought President Obama to … Continue reading

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A Teacher’s Guide to Fixing No Child Left Behind

Test obsession, narrow curricula, blaming teachers–a few problems resulting from the No Child Left Behind law that are unpacked in this animated video. The video details some of the problems created by NCLB and describes President Barack Obama’s proposal to … Continue reading

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Weekly Address: Replacing “No Child Left Behind” This Year

Having just given the commencement address at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis, which has made inspiring progress in recent years, the President says Congress must replace No Child Left Behind to help all our schools thrive. May 21, … Continue reading

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