Partnering to Lead Change in Education

Building Back to Better Education Systems: Investing in an improvement research infrastructure

Posted by on Dec 29, 2020 in The EDGEucator |

Testimony to the Biden-Harris Transition Team for Education Submitted by   Ash Vasudeva, Vice President, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching  Jim Kohlmoos, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Principal,  EDGE Consulting  Marshall Smith, Senior Fellow, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and former U.S. Undersecretary of Education Updated...

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What the Biden-Harris Administration Can Do for Science

Posted by on Dec 1, 2020 in The EDGEucator |

Building trust in science will require democratizing evidence December 1, 2020 -Vivian Tseng, Senior Vice President, Program, William T Grant Foundation First published  in  The Hill In the next era of federal policymaking, we should build trust in science by incorporating democratic principles. Those most marginalized by racism, poverty, and xenophobia will need a place at the table in shaping research priorities and the...

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19 years and counting

Posted by on Sep 7, 2020 in The EDGEucator |

On September 11, 2001 I was at a retreat with ten educational leaders in a conference room one block from the White House. We were discussing the future of teacher preparation in urban research universities and their partnering school districts. We were thinking revolutionary thoughts about a new vision for public K12 education and their relationships with their own communities and nearby public universities. In the middle of some very...

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Rest In Power, John Lewis

Posted by on Aug 1, 2020 in The EDGEucator | All week I have been searching for the right words to express my grief at the passing of John Lewis. I found those words in his own words that he wrote the day before he died. Watch with reverence this reading by Morgan Freeman....

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Alicia Wilson-Ahlstrom is an EDGE Strategic Partner!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2020 in The EDGEucator |

Alicia Wilson-Ahlstrom brings twenty years of experience to working with community partnerships, philanthropic partners, and policy bodies that provide essential supports to children, youth, families and communities on strategic policy and programmatic development in both the US and abroad. Alicia has served as the principal investigator for the Use of Research Evidence Learning Cohort Design project and primary consultant to...

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