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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America Achieves Releases a Free Career Exploration Course to Prepare Students for Life After High School

SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NATIONAL—America Achieves is pleased to announce the release of Quest for Success, an innovative career exploration course designed to help ensure students know about and are prepared for careers of the future. Any educator, school, or school system in the world can now access this high-quality curriculum completely free-of-charge […]

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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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Louisiana Department of Education Launches Educator Fellowship Program to Enhance Career Education

For Immediate Release Louisiana Department of Education Launches Educator Fellowship Program to Enhance Career Education The Louisiana Department of Education is partnering with the national, non-profit organization America Achieves to launch the Louisiana Educator Voice Fellowship for 21st Century Learning. The Fellowship is an opportunity for the State’s most forward-thinking educators to learn about the […]

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NWEA to deliver OECD Test for Schools

Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) will partner with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in the development and implementation of the 2016 OECD Test for Schools in the United States and will serve as the International Assessment Platform Provider for the rest of the world beginning in Fall 2016. For the first time, the […]

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America Achieves launches fellowships to elevate outstanding educators’ voices in three states

  $1.7 million grant funds program to ensure that teachers and principals help lead the conversation around the Common Core This fall, the America Achieves Fellowship for Teachers and Principals (AAFTP) will launch state-based educator voice fellowships across Colorado, Michigan, and New York, which will give outstanding teachers and principals the opportunity to share with […]

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