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Of note, the president has signed into law $1 trillion in cuts to discretionary spending over the next decade through the Budget Control Act and his current budget calls for $340 billion in entitlement savings from Medicare and Medicaid and $250 billion from other mandatory federal programs, according to the White House.
The Fairfax Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of its annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards.
The Department of Education has created a new mobile application that assists blind or visually impaired people in identifying U.S. currency.
An update with VA CIO Roger Baker, FedScoop’s latest Up & Coming and the Department of Education’s API.
The agency is spearheading a new initiative to make more of the department’s data open and developer-friendly via web application programming interfaces otherwise known as APIs.
The Department of Education is seeks for a supervisory information technology specialist to work in the office of the chief information officer. The job pays between $123,758 and $155,500 and is open for applications until August 14.
Department of Education Chief Enterprise Architect Steven Corey-Bey and NetApp Virtualization Solutions Specialist Ken Liska discuss virtual technology and next generation workspaces with FedScoopTV.
A look at FedScoop’s new infographic, a plethora of FedScoopTV interviews and a quick discussion on the NBA draft.
Department of Education Chief Enterprise Architect Steven Corey-Bey talks about what he is currently working on in this interview with FedScoopTV.
The Department of Education is looking for a chief information security officer. The job pays between $119,554 and $179,700 per year and is open for applications until June 4.
The Departments of Health and Human Services and Education launched a revitalized Stop Bullying government website with stopbullying.gov.
The Department of Education created a new website that allows high school leaders monitor Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completions and better help students access high education.
The Department of Education Twitter feed passed 100,000 followers on Friday, a significant milestone for the agency’s social media efforts.
Rock legend Warren Hayes rocks out in the East Room of the White House in this behind the scenes video.
Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development Secretary Carmel Martin will take part in a Twitter Town Hall on Friday at 1 p.m. to discuss the Fiscal Year 2013 budget that President Obama submitted to Congress on Monday.
The NEA Foundation has launched a gaming challenge on the Department of Education’s Open Innovation Portal.
The Department of Education renamed its blog Homeroom in honor of the place where students typically receive valuable new information and resources, along with receiving key updates regarding school initiatives.