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Live Thursday Sept. 15 with Sam Chaltain on "Faces of Learning"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, September 15th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Sam Chaltain, DC-based writer and education activist, on his new book Faces of Learning: 50 Powerful Stories of Defining Moments in Education. Date : Thursday, September 15th, 2011 Time : 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT ( interna tional times here ) Duration : 1 hour Location : In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate).

North Carolina New Schools Shuts Down, Cites Rapid Growth

K-12 Schools - Education News

The North Carolina New Schools Project first received an $11 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, meant to restructure secondary education through the creation of smaller high schools. The organization has received millions of dollars in donations and federal grants since its founding in 2003. ” Author information Kristin Decarr | The post North Carolina New Schools Shuts Down, Cites Rapid Growth appeared first on Education News.

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Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

While the state’s Department of Education cycled through commissioners (six in six years) superintendents struggled to figure out the law, largely on their own. Related: Documenting Maine’s failure to implement proficiency-based education. Now, as a new governor and legislature grapple with these gaps, many parents and educators are left asking: How did Maine get into this mess? In 2003, the Gates Foundation gave RISC $5.8

Scrutiny of colleges that get billions in GI Bill money remains mired in bureaucracy

The Hechinger Report

Richard Baca joined the New Mexico National Guard for the education benefits promised to him through the GI Bill, but after returning from two deployments to Iraq he became mired in difficulties with a for-profit university and has at least temporarily given up on getting a degree. One of the reasons Richard Baca joined the New Mexico National Guard was for the education benefits promised to him through the GI Bill. In a 2011 congressional hearing, then-Sen.