Bush and Wise Convene Digital Learning Council to Develop Principles and Policies for Integrating Innovations in Technology into Public Education ArticleSeptember 07, 2010
On August 18, Jeb Bush, governor of Florida from 1999–2007, and Bob Wise, governor of West Virginia from 2001–2005, launched the Digital Learning Council to identify policies that will integrate current and future technological innovations into public education.
Raytheon Company Develops Simulator to Help Policymakers Identify Policies that Could Boost STEM Graduates ArticleJuly 13, 2009
In an effort to increase the number of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) graduates in the United States, Raytheon Company developed a simulation and modeling tool that will allow policymakers, educators, and researchers explore policy scenarios that could strengthen STEM education and workforce outcomes.
OVER 194,000 STUDENTS SPEAK OUT DURING “SPEAK UP DAY”: Results from Student Survey to Help Shape U.S. Department of Education Technology Plan ArticleNovember 03, 2003
As of October 31, more than 194,256 students, with participation in every state, shared their ideas about using technology and the Internet in the classroom.
SPEAK UP DAY: Online Event Allows Students to Share Thoughts and Ideas on Technology in Schools ArticleOctober 06, 2003
What do students think about using technology and the Internet in schools?
According to an Education Week article, 50 states have adopted and more than 180,000 teachers have participated in the Internet educational project, MarcoPolo, that WorldCom and MCI started in 1999 to train over 2.4 million teachers by 2005.
PERSONALIZED PLAN TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR COLLEGE: New Initiative to Involve Students, Teachers, Counselors, Parents ArticleSeptember 23, 2002
Beginning this school year, the Houston Independent School District is implementing a new program that allows teachers to track student progress and to improve parental communication.
Alliance At Work ArticleNovember 19, 2001
Recently, the Alliance was represented at the release of a new report by the National Association of Elementary School Principals, in partnership with Collaborative Communications Group, called "Leading Learning Communities: What Principals Should Know and Be Able To Do."