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Urban and Higher Education

March 17, 2015

Pathways to an Elite Education

A highly publicized report on the admissions process at New York City’s elite public high schools offers new findings on why black, Latino, and low-income students are starkly underrepresented. ...
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November 26, 2014

The High Cost of Principal Turnover

The turnover rate for school principals is among the worst of any industry in the country—coming in fourth behind mining and logging, retail, and leisure and hospitality. This problem, known...
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October 30, 2014

Ambika Kapur and Rose Schapiro: Education on a Global Stage

October 24, 2014– While Carnegie Corporation of New York funds education programs across the United States, we often find ourselves looking globally for examples of how to serve students best. Many...
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October 23, 2014

New Tools: “Thunderclap” Spreads the Word

Using Thunderclap as a launch tool, “BLOW MINDS, TEACH STEM,” created a network of 750 Twitter and Facebook users. They sent out an automated message at the exact same time amounting to a...
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May 15, 2014

Michele Cahill: Accelerating Adolescent Learning Through High School and Beyond

May 15, 2014 - Researchers at MIT and Duke University just released a study entitled Small Schools and Student Achievement: Lottery-Based Evidence from New York City. The findings add to the...
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May 13, 2014

Presidential Praise for 100Kin10

President Barack Obama delivered a big thank you to Carnegie Corporation's grantee, 100Kin10. In a pre-recorded video for the collaboration's third annual Summit on May 12 in San Francisco, the...
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March 25, 2014

LaVerne Evans Srinivasan named Program Director for Teaching and Human Capital Management at Carnegie Corporation

LaVerne Evans Srinivasan, an expert on employing talent strategies to strengthen urban education, has joined Carnegie Corporation of New York as Program Director for Teaching and Human Capital...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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