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OMB to give agencies plan to modernize services

White House hosts meeting with 50 CEOs from private sector companies to discuss how to incorporate best practices to make the government more effective and efficient. Chief performance officer Jeff Zients says the ideas from the meeting will be used to help agencies meet their three-to-eight high priority goals in 2010. The administration's goal is to change the way the government uses technology to serve citizens.

Tags: management , technology , Barack Obama , Jeff Zients , Scott Gould , Jacob Lew , Bill Lynn , Tony Miller , David Hayes , White House , OMB , VA , DoD , Interior , education , State , management agenda , high priority goals

Friday - 01/15/2010, 06:41am EST
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Federal R&D efforts could get boost

NSF, NIST and Energy continue to receive increases on way to doubling budget by 2017. Overall, R&D across government increases only slightly. OSTP will create a dashboard to measure effectiveness of federal R&D efforts.

Tags: technology , John Holdren , Aneesh Chopra , White House , OSTP , NASA , NSF , Energy , NIST , USDA , education , Smithsonian , research and development , R&D dashboard , budget , FY 2011 budget

Tuesday - 02/02/2010, 06:40am EST
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VA needs to tighten oversight of G.I. Bill

Three senators say the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill needs tougher oversight after new figures show a quarter of the program's funds went to just eight companies that run for-profit colleges.

Tags: DoD , VA , GI Bill , Congress , VFW , vetjobs , Tom Carper , Tom Harkin , Jim Webb , Curtis Coy , ted daywalt , education , Jared Serbu , Ryan Gallucci

Friday - 09/23/2011, 05:20am EDT
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Ayesha Edwards: Agencies need to embrace social media

Ayesha Edwards is a management and program analyst at the Department of Education.

Tags: new face of government , young feds , education , ayesha edwards

Monday - 07/25/2011, 06:00am EDT

Education shares secrets to procurement success

Hugh Hurwitz, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Senior Procurement Executive at the Education Department, shares what his agency is doing to build its acquisition workforce.

Tags: Hugh Hurwitz , education , procurement , acquisition , In Depth

Monday - 05/23/2011, 03:30pm EDT
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Education works to teach the children green

The Department of Education is taking a taking a leadership role in the work of educating the next generation of green citizens

Tags: Federal Drive , Greening of Government: people , education , Glenn Cummings , green government , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 10:13am EDT
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Ed.gov gets a new.look

Tags: education , tech , ed.gov , Kirk Winters

Wednesday - 09/16/2009, 10:37am EDT
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Elizabeth (Kitty) Wooley, Department of Education

Elizabeth (Kitty) Wooley is one of seven winners of Federal News Radio's 2010 Causey Awards. Wooley was nominated for creating unique ways for federal managers to collaborate on best practices through regular meetings and through her own blog.

Tags: education , Causey Awards , pay and benefits , HR , Kitty Wooley

Friday - 05/21/2010, 03:59pm EDT
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