Our report on how demographic shifts are changing the cultural landscape of the United States and it’s education system, remains one of our most popular. So, I think you’ll enjoy this recent graphic representation of 2010 U.S. Census data courtesy of Education Week. Tilting Demographics infographic by edweek.
A jaw-dropping moment in President Obama’s state of the union address was his call for universal pre-k. It was a welcome surprise to us at CPE because we — along with many, many school and child advocates — have long promoted the short- and long-term benefits of high-quality pre-k. But the SOTU raises the profile
Yesterday I caught the Charlie Rose show, and while the topic wasn’t education, a comment a guest made got me thinking about whether we have a fatal flaw in our leadership structure in the public schools. Rose had invited Michael Moritz, a venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital, onto the show. The conversation meandered in many
California educator Esther Wojcicki shares how putting student’s in charge of their learning, helped her build one of the largest high school journalism programs in the country.
I’ve been following the story of Boeing and the grounding of its 787 Dreamliner fleet for the last month, though it’s been pretty hard to ignore: major airline manufacturer unveils revolutionary new aircraft that relies heavily on ion lithium batteries, only to see those same batteries heat up and force two flights to be aborted,