A new president, a new secretary of education, and a new version of ESSA are creating a confluence of unknowns about the future federal role in education policy. Carnegie Foundation scholars propose their recommendations as part of a series of Memos to the President.
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 new model for improving our schools.
Pathway faculty leaders are developing bridge courseware that can enable Pathways students to be eligible to take the math courses in STEM or business majors without having to enroll in an additional developmental math course.
At Carnegie’s Pathways National Forum faculty members, administrators, institutional research staff, and education researchers gathered to continue their efforts to reclaim the mathematical lives of students who place into developmental mathematics.
Carnegie has selected two organizations to work with to better understand the work practices of networks that are deliberately organized to improve teaching and learning in schools, colleges, and other places where people learn.
Registration is now open for the 2013 Pathways National Forum. This event is designed to engage individuals and network members interested or involved in addressing the alarming failure rate of students in developmental mathematics.
The Carnegie Foundation has launched two pathways, Statway and Quantway, to help students succeed in developmental mathematics. Statway and Quantway are more than courses, they are entire new instructional systems.
40 colleges will gather to participate in Carnegie’s first National Forum on the community college mathematics pathways. This gathering of the network will offer the opportunity to share experiences and plan for the future.
Carnegie is launching the Carnegie Alpha Lab Research Network, a National Science Foundation funded project that aims to coordinate the efforts of researchers interested in leveraging their own research expertise to improve the Carnegie Pathways.
The recent American Association of Community Colleges 21st-Century Commission recommends having a goal to increase completion rates by 50 percent by 2020. Carnegie's work on developmental mathematics suggests we can achieve even more.
Carnegie Fellow David Yeager presented on Productive Persistence during the Achieving the Dream D.R.E.A.M. conference in Dallas this week. As you can see from the turn out, this is a subject that those working to improve student success in community college want to hear more about. You can watch a…