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9/24/14 $50.7M Awarded to Expand and Enhance Innovative Workforce Development Strategies through the Workforce Innovation Fund Thomas Perez 9/08/14 $10.6M in Safety and Health Grants Awarded to 78 Organizations Across the Nation by US Labor Department's OSHA Thomas Perez 8/28/14 Huffington Post - Labor Day: Upholding the Promise of Opportunity Thomas Perez 8/26/14 Remarks by the President to the American Legion National Convention Pres. Barack Obama 8/21/14 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, The City Club of Cleveland Thomas Perez 8/13/14 HHS Secretary Burwell and Education Secretary Duncan Announce New Grant Competition to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool Sylvia Mathews Burwell 8/13/14 HHS Secretary Burwell and Education Secretary Duncan Announce New Grant Competition to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool Arne Duncan 8/07/14 Remarks by the President at the Signing of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act Pres. Barack Obama 7/23/14 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama 7/22/14 Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Joseph Biden 7/22/14 Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Pres. Barack Obama 7/22/14 Remarks by the President at a DNC Event Pres. Barack Obama 7/19/14 Weekly Address: Equipping Workers with Skills Employers Need Now and for the Future Pres. Barack Obama 7/17/14 Remarks by the President on the Economy -- Wilmington, DE Pres. Barack Obama 7/10/14 Achieving the Extraordinary Through Strong Business-Education Partnerships Arne Duncan 7/09/14 Remarks by the President at DCCC Dinner Pres. Barack Obama 7/09/14 Statement by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Penny Pritzker 7/09/14 Statement by U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 Penny Pritzker 7/07/14 Remarks by the President Before Lunch with Teachers Pres. Barack Obama 6/24/14 New Accountability Framework Raises the Bar for State Special Education Programs Arne Duncan 6/18/14 Remarks by the President at the White House Maker Faire Pres. Barack Obama 6/13/14 Secretary Jewell Announces Plan to Improve Achievement, Promote Tribal Control in Bureau of Indian Education-Funded Schools Sally Jewell 6/13/14 Secretary Jewell Announces Plan to Improve Achievement, Promote Tribal Control in Bureau of Indian Education-Funded Schools Arne Duncan 6/12/14 Fulbright Program Awarded 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation John Kerry 6/02/14 U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance to Improve Educational Outcomes of Children and Youth in Foster Care Arne Duncan 5/30/14 Remarks by the President with the "My Brother's Keeper" Task Force Pres. Barack Obama 5/14/14 Statement of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the Strong Start for America's Children Act Approval by the Senate HELP Committee Arne Duncan 5/14/14 $53M in Grants to Expand and Test Unique Workforce Development Strategies Available from the US Labor Department Thomas Perez 5/08/14 Secretary Duncan and Attorney General Holder Issue Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools, Regardless of Immigration Status Arne Duncan 5/08/14 Attorney General Holder and Secretary Duncan Issue Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools, Regardless of Immigration Status Arne Duncan 5/08/14 Remarks by the President at DNC Reception -- San Jose, CA Pres. Barack Obama 5/08/14 Attorney General Holder Delivers Remarks on Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools, Regardless of Immigration Status Eric Holder 5/08/14 Attorney General Holder and Secretary Duncan Issue Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools, Regardless of Immigration Status Eric Holder 5/08/14 Secretary Duncan and Attorney General Holder Issue Guidance for School Districts to Ensure Equal Access for All Children to Public Schools, Regardless of Immigration Status Eric Holder 5/06/14 Remarks by Secretary Hagel at a Town Hall with Recruit Training Command School Student Instructors at Naval Station Great Lakes, North Chicago, Illinois Charles Hagel 5/05/14 Remarks by the President at Cinco de Mayo Reception Pres. Barack Obama 5/02/14 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on April Employment Numbers Thomas Perez 5/01/14 Remarks by the President Honoring the 2014 National and State Teachers of the Year Pres. Barack Obama 5/01/14 Secretary Jewell Convenes Third Meeting of the White House Council on Native American Affairs Sally Jewell 4/30/14 Hearing of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Educational Equity: The Theme of the FY 2015 Budget Arne Duncan 4/29/14 Hearing of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - U.S. Department of Education Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Arne Duncan 4/28/14 $150M Available to States to Implement or Expand Job-Driven Training Programs for Laid-Off Workers Thomas Perez 4/24/14 Remarks by President Obama to Miraikan Science and Youth Expo Pres. Barack Obama 4/17/14 Blog: Investing in Skills to Build a Secure Middle Class Thomas Perez 4/16/14 Remarks by the President and the Vice President on Skills Training Pres. Barack Obama 4/16/14 Blog: NABI Offers Greater Opportunities for All Through American Manufacturing Anthony Foxx 4/14/14 Blog: Listening and Learning at the International Summit on the Teaching Profession Arne Duncan 4/14/14 $6M in Job Training Grants Available to Assist An Estimated 2,000 Veterans Announced by US Labor Department Thomas Perez 4/11/14 Remarks by the President at the National Action Network's 16th Annual Convention Pres. Barack Obama 4/08/14 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - FY 2015 Budget Request Arne Duncan 4/07/14 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Opening Session Penny Pritzker 3/31/14 US News and World Report - Making Manufacturing Cool Penny Pritzker 3/31/14 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, National Association of Workforce Boards Forum: Dialogue for Workforce Excellenc Thomas Perez 3/26/14 Blog: Up on the Hill Thomas Perez 3/21/14 The New Spotlight on America's Opportunity Gaps Arne Duncan 3/20/14 USDA Announces Funds to Improve SNAP Employment and Training Programs Thomas Vilsack 3/18/14 USDA Announces Support for Innovative, Sustainable Wood Building Materials to Protect Environment and Create Jobs Thomas Vilsack 3/14/14 Blog: A "Golden Ticket" -- Expanding Apprenticeships to Create Opportunity Thomas Perez 3/13/14 Grants Totaling $44M to Help Juvenile Offenders Obtain Job Skills and Support Services Now Available from the US Department of Labor Thomas Perez 3/12/14 Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on James H. Shelton III being confirmed by the Senate as the Deputy Secretary of Education Arne Duncan 3/11/14 Remarks by the President at DSCC Dinner Pres. Barack Obama 3/10/14 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, Building and Construction Trades Department 2014 National Legislative Conference Thomas Perez 3/05/14 Remarks by the President on Opportunity For All: Making Work Pay and the Minimum Wage Pres. Barack Obama 3/05/14 Hearing of the Senate Finance Committee - President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 Jacob Lew 3/04/14 Blog: An Opportunity Budget Thomas Perez 3/04/14 Remarks by the President at DSCC Dinner Pres. Barack Obama 3/04/14 Obama Administration 2015 Budget Prioritizes Key Education Investments to Provide Opportunities for All Americans Arne Duncan 3/04/14 US Department of Labor Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Thomas Perez 2/27/14 Remarks by the President on "My Brother's Keeper" Initiative Pres. Barack Obama 2/26/14 Remarks of Secretary Lew at 'The Morton Meetings' Jacob Lew 2/26/14 Remarks by the President on Jobs in American Infrastructure Pres. Barack Obama 2/26/14 USDA Awards Grants to Support Research, Teaching and Extension Programs at 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Colleges and Universities Thomas Vilsack 2/25/14 Secretary Jewell Discusses Administration's Work to Strengthen Insular Areas' Economies and Communities at Annual Interagency Group Meeting Sally Jewell 2/25/14 Department Releases New Guidance on Protecting Student Privacy While Using Online Educational Services Arne Duncan 2/24/14 Remarks by the President and Vice President at NGA Meeting Pres. Barack Obama 2/24/14 Remarks by the President and Vice President at NGA Meeting Joseph Biden 2/24/14 Mass. Workers Affected by Layoffs from Two Companies to Receive $1.2M in Re-Employment Assistance From US Labor Department Thomas Perez 2/21/14 Blog: A Down Payment on Expanding Opportunity for America's Long-Term Unemployed Thomas Perez 2/20/14 Remarks by the President at DGA Dinner Pres. Barack Obama 2/19/14 $150M Ready to Work Partnership Grant Competition to Help Those Facing Long-Term Unemployment Return to Work Announced by US Labor Department Thomas Perez 2/18/14 Approximately $73M in YouthBuild Grants to Help Disadvantaged Youth Develop Job and Leadership Skills Made Available by US Labor Department Thomas Perez 2/17/14 Remarks With Indonesian Foreign Minister Raden Mohammad Marty Muliana Natalegawa John Kerry 2/10/14 A National Symposium: Veterans' Employment in Construction Thomas Perez 2/07/14 Blog: A Plan to Grow the Economy and Create Job Thomas Perez 2/07/14 Remarks by the President at Signing of the Farm Bill -- MI Pres. Barack Obama 2/05/14 Energy Secretary Moniz's Remarks at University of Texas at Austin -- As Prepared for Delivery Ernest Moniz 2/01/14 Weekly Address: Restoring Opportunity for All Pres. Barack Obama 1/31/14 Remarks by the President on Long-Term Unemployment Pres. Barack Obama 1/31/14 Blog: Apprenticeship: Pathway to Opportunity Thomas Perez 1/31/14 Statement From U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker On Job-Driven Training For Workers Penny Pritzker 1/30/14 Remarks by the President on Opportunity for All and Skills for America's Workers Pres. Barack Obama 1/30/14 Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on the Advance Estimate Of GDP in the Fourth Quarter Of 2013 Penny Pritzker 1/29/14 Remarks at the 15th Annual Awards for Corporate Excellence John Kerry 1/29/14 Remarks by the President on Minimum Wage Pres. Barack Obama 1/27/14 Remarks at the U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue John Kerry 1/27/14 Seize the Day: Change in the Classroom and the Core of Schooling Arne Duncan 1/24/14 Blog: Behind Progress, Common Sense and Courage Arne Duncan 1/23/14 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, U.S. Conference of Mayors 82nd Winter Meeting Thomas Perez 1/17/14 Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Arne Duncan 1/16/14 Blog: A Positive Step Forward for Our Nation and Economy Sylvia Mathews Burwell