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Stevens Initiative Opens Competition to Fund Virtual Youth Exchange Programs

The Aspen Institute Stevens Initiative is holding the second in a series of competitions to fund virtual exchanges to improve understanding, respect, and dialogue across cultures, and equip young people with the skills they need to ... Read More
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Call for Proposals to Strengthen Secondary Education

The Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education issued its fourth call for proposals seeking innovative solutions to address critical issues that impair secondary education learning in marginalized populations. Read More
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Opening a New Frontier in Second Language Instruction

A pilot program combines online and face-to-face English as a Second Language instruction, enabling effective learning at the adult students’ own pace. Read More
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Digital Media and Learning Competition Awards 11 Projects

Grants totaling $700,000 will be used to create innovative learning playlists that close the opportunity gap and help learners succeed in the 21st century. Read More
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A ‘Game Changer’ on Teen Health and Empowerment

The Game Changer Chicago Design Lab uses games and new media to advance young people’s social and emotional health. Read More
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Reporting Project Brings Discussion of Modern Arab World into Classrooms

A reporting and education project by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting uses the stories of six people to provide a comprehensive account of how the contemporary Arab world came to be. Read More
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Communicating Effectively On the Need for Early STEM Education

FrameWorks Institute conducted a study on communicating effectively about the need for early STEM education and reshaping some entrenched cultural beliefs so people are more likely to understand the need and support this type of education Read More
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Undocumented Students Face Barriers to College

Undocumented students in Illinois face difficulties accessing and completing postsecondary education due to its cost, according to a MacArthur-supported report by the Latino Policy Forum. The report finds that lack of access to student financial aid ... Read More
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Report Details Economic Benefits of Retaining Foreign Students

This report finds positive economic benefits when foreign-born students work and remain in local economies after graduation, especially because many such students pursue degrees in sought-after fields. Read More
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Informing Global Education Strategies

A report by the Brookings Institution draws on wide-ranging research on scaling and learning, including 14 in-depth case studies from around the globe, to share how low- and middle-income countries are providing quality education. Read More
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Stevens Initiative to Support International Virtual Exchanges

The $31 million multilateral, public-private initiative – named in honor of the late Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens – hopes to achieve the largest increase in people-to-people educational exchanges between the United States and the Middle East. Read More