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.
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.
President Obama tried to energize women voters at a town hall meeting Thursday in Seattle. He's also set to campaign for Washington's Patty Murray and California's Barbara Boxer.
Not 'a minute to waste' in addressing economic woes, the president-elect says.
Enlisting even a fraction of them to volunteer would be a boon for the US.