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College Students Offer Policy Ideas

The Roosevelt Institute, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, has released 10 Ideas, a journal that elevates top student-generated policy proposals from across the country. Read More
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UCI Launches Connected Learning Lab

The University of California, Irvine, has launched the Connected Learning Lab, a new interdisciplinary hub dedicated to researching and putting into practice equitable learner-centered innovation in educational technology. Read More
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Combating Privatization Through Youth-Led Projects

The Roosevelt Institute’s Re:Public Project will invest in youth-driven campaigns and initiatives to push back against privatization in the educational system, economy, and justice system. Read More
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Reviewing Abortion Laws in India

A report by Ipas takes an in-depth look at India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act and related laws, which govern abortion services. Read More
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Economic Tools for Conservation

A two-week course at the University of California Berkeley by the Conservation Strategy Fund will focus on how to use economics to be more strategic and successful in conservation work, and transform how environmental issues are ... Read More
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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