Topic: Melody Barnes
States can be excused from some certain requirements of No Child Left Behind, the US education reform law, the Obama administration said Monday. But it wants them to adopt different reforms.
08/08/2011 05:38 pm
The State of the Union address is expected to lay out five ‘pillars’ for ‘winning the future’ – education, infrastructure, innovation, deficit reduction, and reform of government.
01/25/2011 05:36 pm
In back-to-back press conferences Wednesday, President Obama and victorious Republicans try to win the spin battle on the day after Election 2010. Obama has the harder task.
11/03/2010 11:52 am
Entrepreneurs from more than 50 countries gathered at the summit on entrepreneurship in Washington to learn how individual action can expand opportunity, especially in the Muslim world.
04/27/2010 03:10 pm
President Obama invited a female staffer to join him for a game of golf yesterday. Melody Barnes is the first woman to golf with Obama since he became president.
10/26/2009 01:00 am
President Obama was joined today by a female staffer on the golf course. This marks the first time he's golfed with a woman since becoming president.
10/25/2009 01:00 am
10/19/2009 01:00 am
Many gay rights activists think Obama isn’t doing enough. But he’s in no rush on same-sex marriage or the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy.
10/10/2009 01:00 am
He is overseeing the boldest expansion of government in a generation. Is it a 'new pragmatism' right for the times or dangerous overreach by a young president?
04/26/2009 01:00 am
The legislation will increase spending on federal community-service programs by 25 percent.
04/21/2009 01:00 am