A new study by Temple University and American University released today find that teachers from grade school to college are being stymied in their efforts to teach critical thinking and media literacy, because ignorance about copyright laws and fear of legal action is keeping them from using ads, music, articles and videos to develop innovative teaching materials. Read the press release.
July 20, 2015 - Publication
This report finds that poor academic performance is linked to teacher absenteeism, requirements that girls work in the home, and low aspirations and expectations for girls’ education among the girls and their families. Read More
June 15, 2015 - Press Release
A partnership of private donors and foundations working to improve education today announced $10.3 million in grants that will increase the participation, quality and relevance of secondary education in developing countries. Read More
June 10, 2015 - From The Field
Four U.S. cities — Chicago, Dallas, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C. — are bringing together local businesses, nonprofits, and learning institutions like libraries and museums to offer Cities of Learning programs this summer. Read More