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Urban and Higher Education

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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October 29, 2013

Michele Cahill: Accelerating Adolescent Learning Through High School and Beyond

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 available evidence...
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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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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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