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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.
More than 200 school and business leaders joined PENCIL for Principal For A Day, where top State and City education leaders discussed major education issues.
PENCIL, the New York City-based leader in creating innovative and impactful models of collaboration between schools and businesses, announced today that Howard Chatzinoff, Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, has been elected Chair of the organization’s Board of Directors. He succeeds JetBlue Airways President and CEO Dave Barger, who will continue to serve on PENCIL’s Board of Directors.
The economics are clear: we all have a vested interest in improving our schools. But what’s the best way to do that? To start, let’s get businesses to act on that vested interest.
The following is PENCIL President Michael Haberman’s response to Jane O’Halloren’s guest blog post in The Washington Post’s “Answer Sheet” blog, which was published online on September 13, 2013. In it, Ms.O’Halloren discusses the challenges that today’s principals face, and how …
Here’s your your summer reading assignment: PENCIL Points Summer 2013 Newsletter covers the PENCIL Gala, the Year End Celebration, the PENCIL Fellows Program, the conferences that PENCIL leadership attended, their thoughts on the state of education in New York City, and much more!
More than 600 business leaders, teachers, supporters, media members, and student-performers gathered at the American Museum of Natural History on May 21, 2013 to celebrate three incredible PENCIL leaders at Imagine What We Can Do: An Evening To Benefit PENCIL.
In July, Bill Keller discussed the “The Bloomberg Legacy” in an Op-Ed for The New York Times. The column recounts a number of Mayor Bloomberg’s positions and projects over the last 12 years, and concludes with a referendum on the Mayor’s education record…
As our understanding of what makes our model so impactful becomes more informed, businesses and nonprofits that are looking to make a difference have invited PENCIL to share our expertise, experience, and model at conferences across the country.