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.
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October 25, 2013
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 30, 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.
June 28, 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 14, 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.
March 15, 2013
The Business Roundtable is staging a competition meant to financially support the expansion of "high-performing" K-12 programs.
January 22, 2013
A new report seeks to offer a blueprint for how businesses can partner with educators to improve schools.