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  • March 4, 2010

    “By 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.”

    —President Barack Obama, Address to Congress, February 24, 2009

  • March 4, 2010

     

    “By 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.”

     

    —President Barack Obama, Address to Congress, February 24, 2009

     

  • March 4, 2010

    Among the consequences of our education system’s failure to reach all learners is a higher dropout rate than in other developed countries. Overall, 24% of young people in the United States drop out of high school (OECD, 2007), but the dropout rate for Latino and African American students is nearly 50% (Orfield, Losen, Wald, & Swanson, 2004).

  • March 4, 2010
    Sidebar Universal Design for Textbooks: NIMAS – National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard
  • March 4, 2010

    When the material that knowledge learners require cannot be covered in school or when they are not in school, learners need on-demand opportunities for learning anytime and anywhere.

  • March 4, 2010
    Sidebar The Neuroscience of Learning Chesapea
  • March 4, 2010
    Sidebar Winona Middle School’s Cultural History Project

    Education is an enterprise that asks: W

  • March 4, 2010
    Sidebar Individualized, Personalized, and Differentiated Instruction
  • March 4, 2010

    Goal: All learners will have engaging and empowering learning experiences both in and outside of school that prepare them to be active, creative, knowledgeable, and ethical participants in our globally networked society.

  • March 4, 2010

    Transforming U.S. education is no small task, and accomplishing it will take leadership at all levels of our education system – states, districts, schools, and the federal government – as well as partnerships with higher education institutions, private enterprises, and not-for-profit entities.