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The National Journal

12.19.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

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”: …

Morgan Stanley Mentors help students from PENCIL Partner Business of Sports School master college and career readiness skills.

12.09.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News, Video Archive

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 …

PENCIL School-Business Partnerships Impact Data

12.09.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

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.

Pencil President Michael Haberman

12.09.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

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.

Giving Tuesday

12.03.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

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.

PENCIL 2012-2013 Impact Survey

11.21.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

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 …

PENCIL Partner PwC announces its Financial Literacy Award--enter for a chance to win an iPad and $5,000 for classroom use!

11.18.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News

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 Partners meet to discuss best practices on Family Engagement

11.18.2013  |  1 Comment  |   PENCIL News

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.

Merryl H. Tisch, Ernest Logan, and Kathryn S. Wylde discuss the major education issues facing New York City at Principal For A Day.

11.18.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   PENCIL News, Video Archive

A week before New York City’s  mayoral election, three leading voices in public education—New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch, Council of School Supervisors & Administrators President Ernest A. Logan, and New York City Partnership President & …

PENCIL will appear on American Graduate Day this Saturday at approximately 4:58 PM EST!

11.14.2013  |  Leave a Comment  |   Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News, Video Archive

American Graduate Day examined what it takes to keep students in school and on track to graduation. Watch Thirteen Education Reporter Christina Ha interview PENCIL Panelists E. Scott Beattie, Tracy Shu, and Ashley Budhai.