Huffman & Jackson: This Is a Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity to Expand High-Quality Tutoring for all Students Who Need It. Our New Nonprofit’s Grants Can Help

As schools head into the final quarter, exhausted teachers and administrators are completing their third consecutive year disrupted by the pandemic. Assessments and other year-end data will provide a more complete accounting of the state of American education, but the evidence to date is disturbing.

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Nationwide Tutoring for All Students is Goal of New Nonprofit Accelerate

A new nonprofit called Accelerate launched today, bringing together local, state, and federal education leaders, philanthropists, and researchers in a national effort to bring research-based, high-impact tutoring programs to every student in U.S. K–12 public schools — and to make tutoring a permanent part of the nation’s public education system.

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Analysis: As $65 Million Initiative is Announced, a Look at 3,500 Local School Districts’ Ambitious Post-COVID Tutoring Plans

In his State of the Union address, President Joe Biden called on local educators to use their federal COVID relief aid for tutoring programs that can support students who have fallen behind academically. “I urge every parent to make sure your school does just that,” Biden said in the March 1 speech. “They have the money. We can all play a part: Sign up to be a tutor or a mentor.”

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An Analysis of Local School Districts’ Ambitious Post-Covid Tutoring Plans

In his State of the Union address, President Joe Biden called on local educators to use their federal Covid-relief aid for tutoring programs that can support students who have fallen behind academically. “I urge every parent to make sure your school does just that,” Biden said in the March 1 speech. “They have the money. We can all play a part: sign up to be a tutor or a mentor.”

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America Achieves featured in Work Shift interview with Paul Fain

In the Jan. 27 issue of his weekly newsletter, The Job, education and workforce journalist Paul Fain spotlighted the new Good Jobs policy playbook from America Achieves’ State Recovery Now initiative. As Fain writes: “The group recently published a policy playbook for supporting people on the pathway to good careers while helping employers fill in-demand jobs. It recommends […]

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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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