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
A new report from the Institute for Market Transformation analyzes energy transparency in the multifamily housing sector and finds that the nation’s multifamily housing stock holds potential for major energy efficiency gains. Read More
The Migration Policy Institute describes the totality of U.S. immigration enforcement initiatives, including border enforcement, visa controls and travel screening, information and interoperability of data systems, workplace enforcement, the criminal justice system and immigration enforcement ... Read More
"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
"The State of Arizona", directed by Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini, is a nuanced look at the implications of Arizona’s SB 1070, through the stories of opponents and supporters of the controversial law.
A series of papers published by Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society provides insight into youth movements for social change and the roles played by youth organizations in shaping young people’s worldviews. Read More
The Born Brave Bus Tour will connect youth with local resources in their communities in an effort to inspire bravery and promote self-acceptance. Partners include the MacArthur-supported YOUMedia and the Chicago Hive Learning Network. Read More