Colorado Educators Develop Career-Ready Performance Tasks to Help Students Prepare for Successful Lives and Careers

February 14, 2020   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Colorado educators, working with nonprofits America Achieves and mindSpark Learning and industry leaders, have developed and piloted a suite of Career-Ready Performance Tasks—industry-aligned, project-based learning experiences and corresponding resources to help students explore in-demand careers and develop and demonstrate learning of essential, in-demand skills.  Across the country, […]

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Getting Real About Career Readiness: A Focus on Cross-Sector Competencies

Executive Summary In December 2017, America Achieves, in partnership with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), hosted the Global Learning Network 2017 Convening of World-Leading Learners—30 schools invited from six countries.  Together, this group and a variety of national and international experts reflected on the changing nature of the economy, workforce demands, related […]

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30 High Schools Around the World Named “World-Leading Learners” and Invited to Join Global Learning Network

17 High Schools from the U.S. Invited to Join the Global Learning Network’s 2017 Cohort of 30 Schools from the United States, Singapore, Switzerland, Germany, South Korea, and Canada OCTOBER 31, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY – October 30, 2017 – Today, 30 high schools from around the world were named 2017 World-Leading Learners […]

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