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  • April 17, 2015

    Learning from Healthcare’s Use of Improvement Science

    Don Berwick, founder of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), gave an inspiring keynote at the Summit on Improvement in Education focusing on shifting from inspection-oriented improvement to change-oriented improvement to reach our goals.

  • April 2, 2015

    Helping Students Succeed by Building Grit

    Angela Duckworth gave a rousing keynote at the Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education presenting the value of grit and the ways that grit can be cultivated and developed.

  • March 13, 2015

    CarnegieHub – Behind the Design

    A look into how Carnegie is using design-based development to support our Networked Improvement Communities and the key design principles to help make the sites successful and useful for the users.

  • March 2, 2015

    Introducing Learning to Improve

    On March 3, Learning to Improve, a new book by Anthony S. Bryk, Louis M. Gomez, Alicia Grunow, and Paul G. LeMahieu, will be released. The book outlines how Networked Improvement Communities (NICs) offer a…

  • February 18, 2015

    Problem-Centered Policy Making

    The Carnegie Foundation hosted an expert convening to focus on improving Title II by using improvement science tools to deepen our understanding of the problem the act is trying to solve.