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Chicago Children to Earn Digital 'Badges' in Citywide Learning Initiative

More than 143 organizations have joined the Summer of Learning initiative, offering summer programs for thousands of children. Read More
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Pittsburgh Launches Hive Learning Network

Pittsburgh’s new Hive Learning Network will expand the boundaries of learning for young people beyond schools to other important community institutions like museums, libraries, afterschool programs, and community centers. Read More
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Measuring How Well We’re Preparing Students

If a fundamental goal of education is to prepare students to act independently in the world, an ideal educational assessment would measure how well we are preparing students to do so. Read More
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Interdisciplinary Researchers Propose New Framework for Learning

Inequities in skills attainment, achievement gaps among ethnicities, and a disconnect between classroom learning and the everyday lives and interests of young people are troubling trends that signify the need for a new framework of learning. Read More
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International Development Roundtables

Beginning in March 2012, MacArthur, in collaboration with the International Development Program and the Bernard Schwartz Forum on Constructive Capitalism at Johns Hopkins, hosted three roundtables on themes and trends in international development. Read More
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"I Learn America" Documentary Film

"I Learn America", directed by Jean-Michel Dissard and Gitte Peng, follows a year in the lives of immigrant students who attend an international high school in Brooklyn, NY with classmates from more than 50 countries. Read More
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Expanding Technology at Nigerian Universities

A new data center at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, the first of its kind in Nigeria, will enable the University to provide multimedia services, mobile projection systems, video streaming, and VoIP. Read More
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34 Chicago Groups Form Hive Network to Engage Kids in Innovative Learning; New Funding Supports Expansion

This creative collaboration is set to expand as a result of $2.2 million in new support announced today by MacArthur in partnership with the Burberry Foundation. Read More
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"How Scholars Can Improve International Relations" Commentary by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci

A commentary by MacArthur President Robert Gallucci originally published in the Chronicle of Higher Education on November 26, 2012. Read More
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Understanding the Relationship Between Assisted Housing and Quality Education

A report by the Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy at NYU evaluates the elementary schools closest to families receiving federal housing assistance nationwide in each state as well as the 100 largest metropolitan areas. Read More