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Topic - Melody Barnes
President Obama's top female White House aides earn more on average than their male counterparts, a reversal from the pattern in the George W. Bush administration, The Washington Times found in an analysis of 2011 pay records.
President Obama dropped by unannounced at a White House African-American policy conference Wednesday, telling the crowd that “better days lie ahead.”
Education Secretary Arne Duncan said he will announce a new waiver system Monday to give schools a break from student testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law.
State and local education officials have been begging the federal government for relief from student testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law, but school starts soon and Congress still hasn't answered the call.
Half of all Americans now say that the nation's public schools are getting worse, according to a new study released Thursday by United Way Worldwide.
@-Text.noindent:Several months ago, first lady Michelle Obama unveiled her signature program to combat childhood obesity ("It takes a vittle," Comment & Analysis, Dec. 15). Mrs. Obama plans to unleash all the mighty forces of the federal government to the tune of approximately $8 billion for a program called "Let's Move."
President Barack Obama is announcing a new national strategy for combatting HIV and AIDS on Tuesday, aimed at stopping new infections and increasing access to care for people living with the virus.
White House domestic policy adviser Melody Barnes said Darden's announcement amounts to a "full-throated endorsement" of the types of changes Mrs. Obama has asked the nation's restaurant owners and operators to make.