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The Three Strands of Ford Next Generation Learning

Ford Next Generation Learning mobilizes educators, employers, and community leaders to prepare a new generation of young people who will graduate from high school college-, career-, and life-ready—an emerging workforce prepared to compete successfully in the 21st century economy.

Students are at the center of everything we do. The changes we support in schools and their communities will help achieve the larger goal that all young adults will graduate from high school equipped with the essential knowledge and skills needed for success in post secondary learning and future careers, and for active citizenship. Our commitment is to prepare the future scientists, inventors, public servants, and entrepreneurs who will apply their passions and expertise to improving the world for their generation and those to come.

To achieve this goal requires the combination of the three strands that comprise the Ford Next Generation Learning initiatives: Transforming Teaching and Learning, Transforming the High Schools Experience, and Transforming Business and Civic Engagement.

News and Annoucements

  • The Challenge: build talent for STEM jobs

    The challenge: build talent for STEM jobs By Shawn Wright With careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics increasingly in high demand, there has been an uphill battle for industry and academia alike to train the next generation of workers. Schools, workforce development agencies...

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  • Ford NGL Releases Inaugural Annual Report

    Dear Friends, It is my distinct pleasure to share the inaugural Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL) Annual Report and its stories of the courageous communities in the Ford NGL network. Each community has made the commitment to increase the number of students who are learning in high-quality...

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  • Another Visit from the White House

    Another visit from the White House and more national honors for the Academies of Nashville  Presidential education advisor one of many coming to tour and tout Metro high schools http://bit.ly/1dwb2XC Just two months after the President’s historic visit to Metro Schools, with his...

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