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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
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Juvenile Justice Reform Victories in Georgia

With assistance from the Foundation-supported National Campaign to Reform State Juvenile Justice Systems, Georgia recently saw significant juvenile justice reforms. Read More
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Learning Continues with ‘Summer of Making and Connecting’

The summer campaign is an open invitation to develop a range of activities that will allow educators, young people and others to sample Connected Learning. Read More
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Partnership Supports Juvenile Justice Reform in Pennsylvania

The report profiles the partnership between Pennsylvania's Juvenile Justice and Dilinquency Prevention Committee and MacArthur’s Models for Change juvenile justice reform initiative. Read More
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Assessing Existing and Needed Research in Secondary Education

The report reviews evidence to date on post-primary education and highlights gaps in the literature, with a focus on identifying policies that should be given the highest priority for future research. Read More
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Assessing Juvenile Justice Progress in Illinois

A report from the John Howard Association of Illinois (JHA), a non-partisan prison watchdog group, states that the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice is making strides toward research-driven reforms, but that significant progress is yet to ... Read More