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"How Scholars Can Improve International Relations" Commentary by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci

A commentary by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci originally published in the Chronicle of Higher Education on November 26, 2012. Read More
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Understanding the Relationship Between Assisted Housing and Quality Education

A report by the Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy at NYU evaluates the elementary schools closest to families receiving federal housing assistance nationwide in each state as well as the 100 largest metropolitan areas. Read More
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Evaluating Public Education in Illinois

An assessment of Illinois public education shows that the state’s academic performance has remained flat for much of the past decade, and asserts that absent serious effort and change, its prospects for improvement are slim. Read More
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New Grants Support Innovative Learning Labs at Libraries and Museums

The 12 winners – five museums and seven libraries – will receive a total of $1.2 million to plan and design the labs, where teens will use both digital and traditional media that promote creativity, critical thinking ... Read More
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Examining Out-of-School Educational Experiences

Schools do not define education, and they are not the only institutions in which learning takes place. Read More
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Partnership Initiative to Help Identify, Prepare, Retain STEM Teachers

100Kin10 announced the creation of the Innovation Fund II to invest in entrepreneurial approaches to bringing more STEM teachers to American classrooms. Read More
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Raising the Status of Girls Worldwide

In connection with the International Day of the Girl Child, MacArthur joined a meeting about a shared commitment to improving the lives of girls worldwide Read More
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New Partnership will Support Mentoring of Youth in Illinois

With support from MacArthur, the Illinois Mentoring Partnership will provide resources, technical assistance, heightened public awareness, and advocacy for the state’s mentoring initiatives. Read More
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Learning Outside of School

Because schools are not the only institutions in which learning takes place, a new report examines what is distinctive about the quality of learning in “not-school” settings, such as summer camps, music lessons, and home activities. Read More
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Connecting Fashion, Creativity, and Professional Development

Hive Learning Networks has announced the first round of grants for its Hive Fashion Forward project, which seeks to engage youth in creative production in fashion and multimedia storytelling. Read More
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Website for Connected Learning

The MacArthur Research Network on Connected Learning has launched a website focused on connected learning, a new Foundation-supported approach to learning. Read More