This section displays Carnegie Corporation press releases from 1998 to present.
May 14, 2013
Gregorian among six to receive honorary degrees at Brandeis University’s 62nd commencement
Six honorary degrees to honor distinguished achievements in education, journalism, arts, and social justice causes
Vartan Gregorian serves as president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, one...
May 14, 2013
Pace University 2013 Graduates to Hear Commencement Speakers who are Influential Icons in Education, Philanthropy, Publishing, and the Federal Judiciary
Speakers are Vartan Gregorian, President of Carnegie Corporation of New York; Joel I. Klein, CEO at Amplify; Michael Clinton, Publishing Executive at Hearst Magazines; and Malachy E. Mannion,...
May 6, 2013
Picture This! Show What Great Teaching Looks Like For Teacher Appreciation Week
Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10) by sharing an inspiring photo of great teaching at Picture This! Great Teaching. ( See http://greatteaching.carnegie.org )
This year, Carnegie...
April 30, 2013
Enquirer-Good News and Bad News about the Rise of the Common Core
There’s good news and bad news about the rise of the Common Core, that new system of math and English standards people hope will reshape and restore American education.
The good news: the Common...
April 23, 2013
Once Again, Tragedy Expands Our World Vision
It's strange, if not sad, how we Americans learn about the world through tragic events, often terrorist in nature. Who in the United States knew much about Afghanistan before 9/11, or about Iraq...
April 18, 2013
Watergate’s Lessons and Inspirations for Future Reform
Forty years after the Watergate break-in that eventually led President Richard Nixon to resign from office, Common Cause brought together many of the scandal’s surviving figures, policy experts,...
April 9, 2013
A Different Side of the Immigration Debate: The New Americans Campaign
Carnegie Corporation supports the New Americans Campaign, a bi-partisan national coalition working to modernize and streamline access to naturalization services. Eric Cohen, the executive director of...
April 9, 2013
Final Next Generation Science Standards Released. State-created standards for science education in the 21st Century
On Tuesday, April 9, the final Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a new set of voluntary, rigorous, and internationally benchmarked standards for K-12 science education, were released....
April 8, 2013
Stephen J. Del Rosso Recalls His Fascinating Meeting with the Late Native American Activist in “My Breakfast With Russell Means.”
[STAFF NEWS] In the current issue of The Foreign Service Journal, Carnegie Corporation Program Director for International Peace and Security, Stephen J. Del Rosso, looks back on an incident in...
April 4, 2013
Gregorian Honors Former North Carolina Gov. James B. Hunt at Library Dedication
Various members of the N.C. State community celebrated the formal opening of Hunt Library Wednesday, April 3.
Speakers including Marvin Malecha, dean of the College of Design, Chancellor Randy...
April 3, 2013
Middle Class and Middle of the Pack
[EDUCATION] New report reveals America’s middle class students are lagging behind other nations and highlights individual U.S. schools outperforming every country in the world.
Many Americans think...
April 2, 2013
Council on Foundations-Carnegie Corporation’s Gregorian Recognized for Exceptional Leadership and Service in Philanthropy
[STAFF NEWS] Vartan Gregorian, president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, will receive the Distinguished Service Award, Tuesday, April 9, at the Council on Foundations Annual Conference in...
March 27, 2013
New Poll: Small Businesses Strongly Support Comprehensive Immigration Reform
A new opinion poll released today shows small business owners recognize our current immigration system isn’t working and support comprehensive reform because it will be good for America, good for...
March 27, 2013
The Wall Street Journal - Stopping an Undetectable Iranian Bomb
Washington and its allies must insist that Tehran verifiably stop increasing the number and quality of its centrifuges.
Iran’s nuclear program dominated last week’s meeting between U.S. President...
March 25, 2013
Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board Approves 26 Grants Totaling $19,206,100
At its quarterly meeting held in New York City on March 7, 2013, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Board of Trustees approved 26 grants totaling $19,206,100.
Brief descriptions of each...
March 25, 2013
New York Times-Immigrants Held in Solitary Cells, Often for Weeks
On any given day, about 300 immigrants are held in solitary confinement at the 50 largest detention facilities that make up the sprawling patchwork of holding centers nationwide overseen by...
March 22, 2013
Citizenship, Values and Cultural Concerns: What Americans Want From Immigration Reform
The Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), in partnership with the religion, policy and politics project at Brookings, conducted one of the largest surveys ever fielded on immigration policy,...
March 21, 2013
New Report Calls for Integrated, Comprehensive Approach to Rethinking School Design to Meet Demands of New Standards
Move toward individualized learning. $15 million initial commitment to catalyze district-based new school design work.
Carnegie Corporation of New York today published a new report, Opportunity by...
March 18, 2013
Michele Cahill Joins White House-Convened Roundtable Discussion on Shortage of STEM Teachers
Michele Cahill, Vice President for National Programs and Director of Urban Education at Carnegie Corporation will participate in a special media conference on the shortage of teachers in science,...
March 8, 2013
Thomas H. Kean is Elected Board Chair of Carnegie Corporation of New York
Carnegie Corporation of New York today announced that Thomas H. Kean, former Governor of New Jersey, has been unanimously elected Chair of the Board of Trustees. He succeeds Janet Robinson, former...