A new report from the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education envisions a future where high-achieving students and students in low-income schools spend more hours learning.
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March 28, 2014
March 24, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
Akhtar Badshah talked about Microsoft's YouthSpark program and how technology is changing education in the U.S.
April 26, 2013
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
A pair of "innovation zones" created in the state of Minnesota will allow districts to experiment with technology and other education models.