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March 24, 2014

Report Urges Massachusetts, a Top Academic Performer, to Aim Higher

Two decades after Massachusetts made major changes to its education system, a new report argues that it needs to address school funding and autonomy, to maintain its elite status.

October 25, 2013

Obama Calls for Funding New 'P-Tech' Schools With Career Focus

President Obama visited the career-themed "P-Tech" school in New York City today and called for more funding to be directed toward replicating its academic model.

September 30, 2013

Forum Touts Businesses' Role in 'Two-Generation' Education, Job Strategies

The Aspen Institute is hosting a forum that will explore how employers can help out-of-work young adults -- and by extension, their children.

August 31, 2013

'P-Tech' Academic Model Taken Statewide in New York

A Brooklyn, N.Y., high school that has won praise for pairing employers and students is serving as a model for 16 new schools across the state.

July 01, 2013

Applications to Ed. Pioneers Booms, Will Ed-Tech Benefit?

Education Pioneers, a nonprofit that matches fellows with educational partners, experienced a 70 percent increase in applicants this year, and edtech is one of the beneficiaries.

May 15, 2013

North Carolina Considers Measure to Link Schools, Businesses

The Education Workforce Innovation Act would reward grants to schools and districts that partner with local businesses and colleges on innovative projects.

May 07, 2013

Microsoft's Akhtar Badshah Reflects on STEM Ed. in the U.S.

Akhtar Badshah talked about Microsoft's YouthSpark program and how technology is changing education in the U.S.

April 26, 2013

Pipeline of 'STEM' Workers is Strong, Argues Analysis

A new analysis argues that the United States has a more-than-sufficient supply of workers in science- and math-related fields, despite the popular perception.

April 24, 2013

Minnesota 'Innovation Zones' Focus on Tech, Workforce Skills

A pair of "innovation zones" created in the state of Minnesota will allow districts to experiment with technology and other education models.

March 15, 2013

Business Roundtable Stages Competition for Education Funding

The Business Roundtable is staging a competition meant to financially support the expansion of "high-performing" K-12 programs.

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