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Improving Government through Data Analytics

Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation has launched Data-Smart City Solutions, an initiative aimed at using big data and analytics to transform the way local government operates. Read More
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Nine States Leading the Nation in Juvenile Justice Reform

The number of youth confined in state and county facilities has declined dramatically in nine states that are leading the nation on juvenile justice reforms. Read More
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Twelve Nonprofits Receive Nearly $1 Million to Support Hive NYC Learning Network

The Hive NYC Learning Network, a coalition of museums, libraries, after-school clubs, and informal learning spaces creates Connected Learning opportunities for youth. Read More
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Better Futures for 2 Million Americans Through Open Badges

President Bill Clinton announced a Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to massively expand access to a new method of academic and technical skills assessment known as Open Badges. Read More
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Aspen Institute Launches Task Force on Learning and the Internet

The task force is comprised of 20 thought leaders with diverse perspectives in learning, innovation, and safety. Read More
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Chicago Teens Flock to YOUmedia to Create, Innovate, and Hang Out

Since opening in 2009, the MacArthur-supported YOUmedia Chicago — a learning center for teens at the Harold Washington Library downtown — is attracting between 350 and 500 teenagers a week. Read More