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July 4th: A Celebration of Citizenship

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 07.03.2014 | Good News
Carnegie Corporation of New York

By Vartan Gregorian President, Carnegie Corporation of New York Each year, on July 4, we celebrate not only the birth of our country but also a power...

Citizenship Now! New Americans Campaign at Work

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 05.23.2014 | Impact
Carnegie Corporation of New York

What does it take to become an American citizen? Even after one has a green card, there are overwhelming hurdles of paperwork, test preparation, expen...

Accelerating Adolescent Learning Through High School and Beyond

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Carnegie Corporation of New York

In light of the new findings, an analysis of New York City's small-high schools initiative is instructive. Robert Hughes, President of New Visions, and I have distilled some key lessons:

Teachers and School Leaders Make It Real

Julie Kantor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Julie Kantor

When you make it real, applicable to real life, you touch the hearts and minds of America's youth and young workforce. Make it hands on, and show young people the correlation to real life and they will learn way more and advance academically.

Picture This! Great Teaching -- An Inspired Way to Celebrate Teachers

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 08.18.2013 | Impact
Carnegie Corporation of New York

How would you answer this question: "When I picture great teaching, I see ______?" Last month, Carnegie Corporation and 50 leading education nonpro...

To Be a True Practitioner of Democracy

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 05.22.2013 | College
Carnegie Corporation of New York

By Vartan Gregorian, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York. Delivered the following address to The Heller School for Social Policy and Managemen...

Bricks and Mortar and Radical Change

John M. Eger | Posted 07.04.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

After reading but just a few of the Carnegie Corporation Reports over the last several years, it is clear that almost everything about the current edu...

Bricks and Mortar and Radical Change

John M. Eger | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

After reading but just a few of the Carnegie Corporation Reports over the last several years, it is clear that almost everything about the current edu...

Designer Schools: Making Sure They're a Good Fit for All

Dan Cardinali | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Dan Cardinali

School redesign is a hot topic in education circles, and it's easy to see why. In so many ways, the basic underpinnings of our schools haven't changed radically since the Industrial Revolution.

Student Database Backed By Gates Foundation Jazzes Tech Startups, Spooks Parents

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2013 | Technology

By Stephanie Simon (Reuters) - An education technology conference this week in Austin, Texas, will clang with bells and whistles as sta...

Our Guides to Knowledge: Celebrating 'I Love My Librarian Award' Winners

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 02.18.2013 | Books
Carnegie Corporation of New York

Today, librarians are the men and women who help us to find our way along the electronic highway, and there are no more intellectually rigorous, imaginative, and professional tour guides one could find, online or off.

Our Democracy Is Only as Strong as Our Press

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 02.06.2013 | Media
Carnegie Corporation of New York

Many have despaired over the perceived decline of journalism. But I see many reasons for hope. In our new digital environment, what endures is the need for excellence, knowledge and integrity from a free press who helps people become good citizens.

Numbers Game: America's Struggle To Make Math Fun

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2012 | Education

By Stephanie Simon April 11 (Reuters) - Pity poor math. In the American drive to boost science and math education, it's...

An Artsy Fartsy Mom Gets All Techy: Why I Embrace Science and Math

Alison Craiglow Hockenberry | Posted 12.20.2011 | Education
Alison Craiglow Hockenberry

All parents want a bright future for their kids. Which is why this history major, French-poetry minor, writer mom wants her kids to ditch the artsy, literary track I once held as the height of achievement.

Angry Birds! Roller Coasters! Harry Potter! Thank You, STEM

Alison Craiglow Hockenberry | Posted 09.25.2011 | Education
Alison Craiglow Hockenberry

People who have studied and work in STEM subjects are responsible for much of our modern amusement, communication, health, and progress. They invent and make the stuff we love. They improve our lives.

President Obama Moves To Change The Equation On Education, Not 'Waiting For Superman'

Dr. David Washington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. David Washington

Today at the White House President Obama is launching Change the Equation (CTEq), a unique and promising partnership coalition of over 100 companies r...

Bloomberg's Charity Through Carnegie Corporation, $200 Million To Date, Ending

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, New York City's richest man and biggest philanthropist, is quietly pulling the plug on an unusual program that has poured ...

Meet the U.N. Secretary General's Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Sudanese Diplomat Francis Deng believes genocide can be anticipated and even stopped before it begins.