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Urban and Higher Education
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 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 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...
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,...
February 5, 2013
inBloom Inc. Launches to Enable Personalized Learning Through Easier Access to Information and Technology
New nonprofit organization is working with nine states representing more than 11 million students, with support from a wide range of education technology companies.
Today the Shared Learning...
November 27, 2012
Shared Learning Collaborative Announces New Chief Executive, Iwan Streichenberger
Thirteen-Year Education Technology Veteran Will Lead Effort to Bring Shared Services for Personalized Learning to Schools.
Shared Learning Collaborative LLC (SLC) announced the hiring of Iwan...
November 21, 2012
Chronicle of Higher Ed - Carnegie Leader Calls for Presidential Commission to Guide Higher Education's Future
The influential president of the Carnegie Corporation is working to build support for a new national commission of educators, business people, and civic leaders to be convened by President Obama "to...
November 6, 2012
CFY Awarded $1 Million Grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to Expand Blended Learning Model
National education nonprofit CFY (www.cfy.org) today announced it has received a $1 million grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to further develop, implement, and study blended learning...
November 2, 2012
Ed Week: Funders Set New Round of Support for STEM Teachers
Education Week. A national network is launching a second “innovation fund” with a goal of raising $20 million to support what it calls entrepreneurial approaches to bringing more high-quality...