Posted by Joan Hanna on May 06, 2016 in Blog
Arab Americans can be found in all professions and industries, so it should come as no surprise that many of them shine in the field of education. For the past three years, Michigan’s Department of Education has selected teachers, who happen to be Arab American, as Teacher of the Year. Melody Arabo is one of these, honored with the title in 2015 and for good reason. Arabo has been a third grade teacher at Keith Elementary in Walled Lake, Michigan for the last 14 years. Recognized for...Read more
Posted by Yasmin Hussein on February 05, 2016 in Blog
Posted by Rawan Elbaba on January 20, 2016 in Blog
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Posted by Nicole Khamis on July 27, 2015 in Blog
Discussion of the Higher Education Act, a hot topic on the Hill ahead of its budget reauthorization this fall, was accompanied by talk of decreasing federal regulations and de-mystifying financial processes for students who are struggling to pay and stay in college.
A hearing, titled “Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Exploring Barriers to Innovation” was held in the Dirksen Senate Building Wednesday morning to discuss problems and possible solutions to the flawed post-secondary education system.
Signed into law by President Johnson in 1965, the HEA must be reauthorized every five years. Last reauthorized in 2008, members of Congress have been...Read more
Posted by Neveen Hammad on July 01, 2015 in Blog
Posted by Arab American Institute on June 17, 2015 in Blog
Posted by Arab American Institute on June 15, 2015 in Blog
Every summer, AAI selects a small group of interns from an applicant pool of over 100 undergraduates and recent graduates. Chosen interns are deeply involved in their communities, highly successful in their studies, often speak multiple languages, and demonstrate hard work and enthusiasm in all aspects of their lives. Interns are selected to represent AAI at a variety of organizations in Washington, DC and abroad, ranging from advocacy groups and political parties to members of Congress and government agencies.
We are looking forward to working with...Read more