September 3, 2013
National dropout prevention and recovery organization is now Graduation Alliance
For four years, a passionate group of education leaders, teachers, mentors and technology experts has partnered with school districts across the country to provide an alternative path to graduation for students facing challenging life circumstances.
June 27, 2013
A major new plan for South Street Power Station
In cooperation with the State of Rhode Island and City of Providence, Brown University, the University of Rhode Island, and Rhode Island College will negotiate long-term leases with a private developer that would transform the South Street Power Station — “Dynamo House” — into a shared nursing education center, upper-level student housing, and University administrative offices, with restaurants, retail space, and new parking facilities.
May 15, 2013
Marguerite Kondracke joins board of directors at The American Academy
The American Academy, which partners with school districts across the United States to serve students who have dropped out of school or are at risk of doing so, has announced the appointment of former America's Promise Alliance president Marguerite W. Kondracke to its board of directors.
March 24, 2013
Macaulay Initiates New Media Lab Project
Macaulay Honors College has launched the New Media Lab project, an ambitious four-phase initiative supported by Anthony E. Meyer, Macaulay Foundation Director, and Chairman of Meyer and Co. LLC along with his wife, Miraldina.
February 11, 2013
Davos Forum Considers Learning’s Next Wave
DAVOS, Switzerland — She may not have been the youngest speaker ever at the World Economic Forum in Davos, but Khadija Niazi, 12, was certainly captivating.