News & Resources
Every day, PENCIL reads about the new trends, latest developments, and biggest shifts in education and school-business collaboration. The Friday News Wrap shares what we’ve learned with our network. Here are some of the most important columns, op-eds, and …
Michael Haberman, PENCIL’s President for the past seven years, will be leaving the organization in mid-January to join JPMorgan Chase’s Global Philanthropy team as Managing Director for the Northeast Region. PENCIL’s Board and Staff thanks Michael for his outstanding leadership and congratulates him on this exciting new position.
It’s no coincidence that as the recently released Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results show that US students continue to lag behind their international counterparts, successful models of school-business collaboration are gaining national attention.
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.