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The White House, 2015
In January, 2015, the President unveiled the America's College Promise proposal, which would make two years of community college free for responsible students, letting students earn the first half of a bachelor's degree and earn skills needed in the workforce at no cost. This proposal will require everyone to do their part: community colleges must…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Student Financial Aid, Federal Programs, Access to Education
The White House, 2013
Driven by new digital technologies, the future of learning is increasingly interactive, individualized, and full of real-world experiences and information. Unfortunately, the average school has about the same connectivity as the average American home, but serves 200 times as many users, and fewer than 20 percent of educators say their school's…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Information, Federal Programs, Strategic Planning
The White House, 2011
In his State of the Union, the President made it clear that the most important contest this country faces today is not between Democrats and Republicans, but with competitors around the world for the jobs and industries of our time. To win that contest and secure prosperity for all Americans, the nation must out-innovate, out-educate, and…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Educational Attainment, Educational Improvement, Early Childhood Education
Office of Management and Budget, The White House, 2014
For the last several years, manufactured crises in Washington have hindered, rather than helped, economic growth and opportunity. Earlier this year, however, Democrats and Republicans came together to produce a 2014 budget that invests in key areas of innovation, education, and infrastructure--investments that will help grow the nation's economy,…
Descriptors: Budgets, Federal Government, Economic Progress, Fiscal Capacity
The White House, 2008
The National Drug Control Budget Summary identifies resources and performance indicators for programs within the Executive Branch that are integral to the President's National Drug Control Strategy. The Strategy, which is the Administration's plan for reducing drug use and availability, is based on three pillars: (1) Stopping Use Before It Starts,…
Descriptors: Budgets, Federal Government, Public Agencies, Drug Abuse
The White House, 2008
This Final Report prepared by the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives offers an account of President George W. Bush's Faith-Based and Community Initiative (FBCI) to the faith-based and other community organizations (FBCOs) that have joined in the battles against poverty, disease, and other social ills. The report emphasizes…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Altruism, Nonprofit Organizations, Community Organizations
The White House, 2006
This report presents a summary of the Fiscal Year 2007 Budget for the National Drug Control Strategy within the three key priority areas; education and community action, treatment and intervention, and disruption in the illegal drug market. The first chapter, "Stopping Drug Use Before It Starts," outlines the Administration's work to prevent the…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Drug Education, Community Action, Drug Abuse
The White House, 2006
Keeping our competitive edge in the world economy requires focused policies that lay the groundwork for continued leadership in innovation, exploration, and ingenuity. America's economic strength and global leadership depend in large measure on our Nation's ability to generate and harness the latest in scientific and technological developments and…
Descriptors: Competition, Innovation, Research and Development, Scientific Research
The White House, 2005
The data included in this report reflects a review of 151 Federally administered programs at six Federal agencies (HHS, HUD, ED, DOL, DOJ, and USDA), and 17 program areas at USAID. It includes only those programs that utilize competitively awarded grants for which faith-based and community organizations (FBCOs) were eligible to apply and…
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Grants, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Waldie, Jerome R. – Report from the White House Conference on Aging, 1981
This document contains 13 reports from the 1981 White House Conference on Aging. The first report describes the community forums held around the country to collect citizen input on issues important to the elderly. An overview of the 1981 White House Conference on Aging scheduled for November 1981 is provided, biographical sketches of conference…
Descriptors: Administrators, Aging (Individuals), Citizen Participation, Community Involvement