Afternoon Announcements: Arne Duncan: “Integration Alone Doesn’t Guarantee A World-Class Education” Blog PostAugust 28, 2013
Incorporating Deeper Learning and Personalization into a Race to the Top District Application Webinar/EventOctober 04, 2012
The Alliance for Excellent Education held a webinar on October 4 that provided practical suggestions for designing new school models that exemplify deeper learning and personalization. Panelists discussed how districts can create a framework for implementing deeper learning and personalization and capture these concepts in their application. Panelists also addressed questions submitted by viewers from across the country.
Illinois is in line to get $42.8 million of “Race To The Top” grant money from the U.S. Department of Education, and members of Chicago’s local organizations say they hope a sizeable portion goes to Chicago Public Schools...A 2005 study performed by the Alliance for Excellent Education showed a graduation rate of about 74 percent for all students in Illinois.