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Summer is fast approaching and everyone is on the lookout for some great books to fill time lounging by the pool or the beach. In celebrating its 100th anniversary, the U.S....

A perfectly sensible if slightly boring idea is walking down the street. Suddenly, the ideological circus descends, burying the sensible idea in hysterical claims and fevered...

Urban systems across the globe face common challenges in developing effective approaches to professional learning for teachers, including practices that develop students’...

On children who cross the border to get an education, Arne Duncan said, “They are putting everything everything on the line to get a great education, and it’s frankly...

Linked Learning 101
Posted Apr 16, 2014

This week I sat down with Monica Almond, a policy associate at the Alliance for Excellent Education, to learn more about the Linked Learning educational approach. Linked Learning...

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STRAIGHT A'S

On April 7, President Obama announced twenty-four winners of $107 million in federal grants that reward school districts for integrating real-life work experience into academic...

In his April 8 testimony before the U.S. House Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education Appropriations Subcommittee on President Obama’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2015...

In comments submitted April 7, the Alliance for Excellent Education called on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to modernize the federal E-rate program in order to lay...

As one of only six states receiving a federal Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy (SRCL) grant, Pennsylvania has designed and implemented an innovative program that focuses on...

Black and Latino students from low-income families who enter high school as high achievers typically finish high school with lower grades, lower Advanced Placement (AP) exam pass...

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Please join the Alliance for Excellent Education and Asia Society for a webinar on scaling up twenty-first-century teaching—the focus of the March 2014 meeting of the...

Elizabeth Forward School District (EFSD), outside of Pittsburgh, has undertaken this transformation inspired by the YOUmedia work of the MacArthur Foundation, and is the...

There is a growing recognition of the need to improve access and persistence in postsecondary education, particularly for underserved youths. How can that be done? A...

Having trouble viewing the webcast? Contact Technical Assistance here. The Alliance for Excellent Education Invites You to Attend a Webinar Implementing College- and...

Having trouble viewing the webcast? Contact Technical Assistance here. The Alliance for Excellent Education Invites You to Attend a Webinar Getting Ready for the...

Pennsylvania Literacy Program Improves Student Opportunities, Outcomes, New Alliance Report Finds http://t.co/b0W9DaZSj514h
E-RATE UPDATE: Alliance for Excellent Education Calls on FCC to Boost Funding for E-Rate Program http://t.co/YASUp2NjQB1d
New @EdTrust Report Finds Experiences Gap Among High-Achieving Low-Income & Students of Color, Compared to Peers http://t.co/fi8ThpvSJ82d
RT @sgosborne14: Great @All4Ed article with @lmenster talking about #HISD PowerUp initiative & video with YMCPA teacher Adrian Acosta. http://t.co/tQioJh65ts2d
RT @JFFtweets: Scaling Up Twenty-First-Century Teaching: Lessons from U.S. & China http://t.co/1mwWeN3XCZ via @All4Ed2d
Oregon school districts hiring 2k new teachers, & more #ednews http://t.co/L8rxyISadA via @oregonlive2d
"No longer is #hs the bar... You have got to go to college or get some kind of professional training." @MichelleObama http://t.co/Ns03R5MQtu3d
RT @BStrong_CN: Add Your Voice Supporting Better Broadband in Schools @All4Ed http://t.co/ISItZ4nZWu3d
Scaling up 21st century teaching, a new post from Mariana Haynes, Alliance senior fellow http://t.co/kAEGMhYWkr @AsiaSocietyPGL @HoustonISD3d
The @CollegeBoard releases sample questions from new SAT, & more #ednews http://t.co/qwW6QNePoB3d
Secretary Duncan Discusses President’s Budget Request Before House Appropriations Subcommittee http://t.co/TG1Wrsq7983d
RT @CCRSCenter: New @EdTrust Report Presents High School Experiences Among High-Achieving Low-Income & Students of Color via @all4ed http://t.co/E0l5eF9TuZ3d
RT @OfficialDLDay: ICYMI: Great webinar on #profdev and teaching for global society from @all4ed: http://t.co/Gw6zgAZYXa @lmenster @asiasocietypgl3d
GET CONNECTED: Obama Announces Winners of $107 Million in CareerConnect grants http://t.co/1NRdhPEHEc4d
Ride out the rest of your day with the latest issue of Straight A's, the Alliance's biweekly newsletter: http://t.co/dNFxXkCaRj4d
California is on to something big with the #linkedlearning approach: http://t.co/GSEmaW0LP4 @linked_learning http://t.co/blHmslEvTO4d
RT @ConnectEdOrg: Awesome! MT @JamieSteinerEdD: @LASchools Awarded Federal Grant for Linked Learning | Via @All4Ed http://t.co/16lFe2eH824d
Bandwidth a challenge for online testing in some #Florida schools, & more #ednews http://t.co/6ysUrf25ep via @StateImpactFL4d
Come on in for a deeper look at #deeperlearning (by @RothmanR) http://t.co/0PfjZyG7TM5d