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This week, reporters predicted the biggest stories in 2014, Education Week released its seminal “Quality Counts” report, the Huffington Post reported on the Common Core, and the Times estimated the economic impact of teen unemployment. All that happened in a week where Governor Cuomo discussed universal Pre-K and a major New York City education outlet re-named and rebranded itself…
As we reflect on the year behind us and look forward to the year ahead, PENCIL’s board and staff thank you for everything that you’ve done and everything that you will do to help our students shine.
Writing for The National Journal’s Education Insiders blog, correspondent Fawn Johnson asks experts to weigh in on current education issues and debates. Here’s a look at PENCIL’s take on educating first-generation Americans, school counselors, and the importance of “soft skills”: …
There are only two blocks between the Business of Sports School from Morgan Stanley. But for students without college and career readiness skills, the distance separating school and work seems infinite. That distance is much more manageable for Business of …
The most comprehensive evaluation of PENCIL’s program to date has found that school-business collaborations are having a greater impact on improving school and student performance than ever before.
From a new set of national academic standards in the Common Core and a new teacher evaluation system, to a new Mayor and the growing demands of the 21st century global economy, our schools are in a period of dramatic transition.
On Tuesday, December 3rd, join over 5,000 businesses and nonprofit organizations and hundreds of thousands of cause-conscious individuals across the country to celebrate and increase giving on #GivingTuesday.
Proof Positive: Data Reveals PENCIL‘s Network Creating Transformative Change for NYC‘s Schools and Students The most comprehensive evaluation of PENCIL‘s program to date has found that school-business collaborations are having a greater impact on improving school and student performance than …
PwC’s financial literacy award recognizes educators who prioritize financial literacy curricula in our nation’s classrooms. Winners could receive an iPad for classroom use and $5,000 to support financial literacy curriculum. Apply by December 20th for your chance to win!
PENCIL’s new School Leadership and College and Career Readiness panels will inform our work and support our school-business Partners. See the experts who make up these important committees.