Bridging the Gap: Carnegie Corporation of New York Awards $5 Million to Universities for Innovative Programs Linking Academia and Policy

Carnegie Corporation of New York announced the five recipients of major grants aimed at improving the transfer of research and expertise between higher education and the... Learn More

Financial Times Editor Lionel Barber and Distinguished Mexican Economist Pedro Aspe to Join Carnegie Corporation of New York Board of Trustees

New York, New York, September 11, 2014—Lionel Barber, the award-winning editor of the Financial Times since 2005, has been named to the Carnegie Corporation of New York... Learn More

Scholars: New Class of African Humanities Fellows Announced

Awardees in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda Will Help Revitalize African Higher Education Learn More



After eleven years at the Corporation, the last seven as Vice President for National Program and Program Director, Urban Education, Michele Cahill has decided to resign in order to pursue new opportunities... Learn More

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Andrew Geraghty: Voter Registration: A Texas (X2) Sized Problem

51 million eligible Americans don’t vote. It’s not because they don’t like the candidates and it’s not because they don’t have time to get to the polls. Actually, it’s possible that they don’t like...
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Opportunity by Design. New High School Models for Student Success

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Opportunity by Design. New High School Models for Student Success

A call to realize the full power of the Common Core by redesigning and reshaping schools to support teachers and maximize key resources, rather than implementing partial solutions. Download | Read more