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.
Calling all students! Is there something you use at school — in your science lab, on the playground or anywhere on school grounds — that isn't engineered as well as it could be?
Maybe your pencil sharpener is missing the point. Or that Bunsen burner has burnt you one too many times...
Businesses Partner with JCPS for Student Access to the Workplace
2/12/2014 02:16:30 PM
Greater Louisville Inc.
The Metro Chamber of Commerce
GLI and JCPS have come together and asked Louisville businesses and non-profits to help lead a public school initiative designed to improve...
Jan. 10, 2014
Obama applauds Nashville schools in White House speech
Written by Joey Garrison
President Barack Obama, in a White House speech Thursday that highlighted communities that have collectively taken on big social challenges, applauded Nashville and its public schools.
That kind of...