NIE ROCKS Presidents' Day Activities
Information and activities are from KRP's The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide and News Relief's A Plan for All Seasons both from the NIE Institute.
Presidents' Day is a federal holiday and is observe... Posted on 2/12/13 at 10:40 PM
THE NEW FORTY Apparently, I am a Betty...
I was reading an article on Huffington Post and I noticed a personality quiz that asked: Which First Lady Are You? My first inclination was aggravation that it wasn't asking me which President I was. ... Posted on 1/22/13 at 8:05 AM
NEW PLATEAUS Beyond Politics
In China, I remember explaining the concept of campaigning to my adult English students. They laughed as I walked from one to the next, energetically shaking their hands and smiling. "See class? That'... Posted on 10/19/12 at 9:54 AM
BESTFRIENDSND Greg Kontz is serving as the President
Greg Kontz is serving as the President of the Best Friends Board of Directors. Greg is not only on the Board of Directors, but supports BFMP by helping with things like handing out flyers at... Posted on 10/2/12 at 9:09 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed a bill extending health coverage to 4 million uninsured children, a move he called a first step toward fulfilling a campaign pledge to provide insurance for all Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama took to the airwaves Saturday to promote his economic aid plan in what’s-it-mean-to-me terms: thousands of better schools, lower electricity bills, and health coverage for millions who lost their insurance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s first public act in office Wednesday was to formalize strict new limits on lobbyists operating in his White House and peel back presidential decision-making to allow more public scrutiny.
OBAMA: My fellow citizens:
I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition.
NEW YORK (AP) — Following the world’s most awaited oration — President Obama’s inaugural speech — poet Elizabeth Alexander echoed the new leader’s tribute to daily labor, his call for responsibility and his reminder of the sacrifices that made his election possible.
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