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#AskExcelinEd: Why Can’t Millions of Kids Read?

  The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reveals that 63 percent of American fourth-graders are not proficient readers. Children who are not reading on grade level by the end of third grade are significantly more likely to drop out of high school and end up in the criminal justice system. Some try to use poverty […]

#FactFriday: International Women’s Day Edition

We’re celebrating #IWD2019 and Women’s History Month! Learn how your state can transform education to close achievement gaps and unlock lifelong opportunity for every child at ExcelinEd.org. What Others Are Saying How do we close the gender gap in tech? If you didn't you catch this segment on 60 Minutes yesterday, you can watch the full clip here […]

Video: Governor Jeb Bush on Education’s Tomorrowland

Governor Jeb Bush joined national education reporter Laura Meckler at SXSW EDU this week to discuss disruptive policies that can transform today’s classroom into tomorrow’s ideal laboratory of learning. Watch this discussion below. Education’s Tomorrowland

#AskExcelinEd: What’s Happening at SXSW EDU?

Check out this week’s ExcelinEd highlights from SXSW EDU! From a policy forum with Governor Jeb Bush to two sessions on innovation, ExcelinEd is working to transform education to unlock lifelong opportunity and success for each and every child. Monday Highlights Education’s Tomorrowland Governor Jeb Bush joined national education reporter Laura Meckler to discuss disruptive policies that can transform […]

#EIE18 Videos: Ed Funding, School Turnaround & More!

In December, ExcelinEd hosted a thousand state and national policymakers, education leaders and advocates at the 2018 National Summit on Education Reform (#EIE18). Today, we’re releasing videos from three of our strategy sessions so you can learn about education funding, addressing gaps in teaching capacity and school turnaround strategies! Dollars Driving Results: Funding Lessons from […]

#FactFriday: The Lifelong Impact of Early Literacy

This weekend, we’re celebrating National Read Across America Day! The ability to read opens doors and opportunities each child deserves. Learn how your state can empower every child with this life-changing ability at ExcelinEd.org. What Others Are Saying Follow #ReadAcrossAmerica to see how schools are celebrating today! Celebrating the power of reading with some curious young minds while […]

Join Governor Jeb Bush and ExcelinEd at SXSW EDU next week!

Next week, ExcelinEd is heading to SXSW EDU in Austin, TX! Our chairman Governor Jeb Bush will take the stage on Monday, and we’ll hold another two sessions on innovation in education during the week. Check out the information below if you can join us in person, or follow along on Twitter. See you next week! […]

State Actions Update – February

Florida A new statewide survey of 800 registered voters in Florida released by ExcelinEd this month found that nearly 80 percent of voters support allowing parents to choose a school instead of sending them to a school based on their zip code. The survey indicates that Floridians have a strong desire to create an ESA […]

Video: How do digital tools influence education?

Happy Digital Learning Day! Back in December, ExcelinEd hosted a thousand state and national policymakers, education leaders and advocates at the 2018 National Summit on Education Reform (#EIE18). We asked #EIE18 speakers and attendees about how online and digital resources are influencing education. Here’s what they said! How Are Online and Digital Tools Influencing Education? […]

#AskExcelinEd: One thing policymakers should know about Career and Technical Education

To close out our recognition of #CTEMonth, Dr. Danielle Mezera, co-author of four of our five Career and Technical Education (CTE) Playbooks, shares one thing policymakers need to know about CTE. Check out the video below! Learn more about Career and Technical Education.