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ICYMI: Patricia Levesque – “States, districts and businesses must work together to create successful CTE programs”

States, Districts and Businesses Must Work Together to Create Successful CTE Programs for Students. These 3 Playbooks Can Help The 74 By Patricia Levesque Not that long ago, a standard high school diploma was a surefire ticket to a lifelong career. More recently, earning a college diploma almost certainly ensured a well-paying job. But in […]

JUST RELEASED: Strategy Sessions on Quality, Innovation & Opportunity in Education

In addition to exceptional keynote speakers, attendees will get to choose from a dozen in-depth strategy sessions featuring policy experts, legislators and educators sharing ways to shape and improve policies on behalf of all students.

New Resource: How to audit your state’s CTE program for quality

With federal reauthorization of the Perkins Act last month, states have new flexibility in creating and implementing career and technical education (CTE) programs. ExcelinEd resources can help policymakers take full advantage of this flexibility to ensure their state CTE programs are designed to help students prepare for successful careers. Our CTE playbook series offers a practical guide […]

Governor Jeb Bush to Kick Off #EIE18

Governor Jeb Bush will open the Foundation for Excellence in Education’s 11th annual National Summit on Education Reform on Thursday, December 5, in Washington, D.C.

JUST RELEASED: #EIE18 Keynote & General Session Speakers

Join Governor Jeb Bush and ExcelinEd for the 11th annual National Summit on Education Reform on December 5-7 in Washington, D.C. This year’s exceptional lineup of speakers will inspire and empower attendees to build a brighter future for our nation’s families. Only two weeks left to take advantage of early registration rates! Register Now   Governor Jeb Bush Founder […]

Statement By Governor Jeb Bush on Reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act

Today, President Donald Trump signed legislation to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Governor Jeb Bush, founder and chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, released the following statement on the reauthorization: “I applaud Congress and the Trump Administration for reauthorizing the Perkins Act. This bipartisan effort will ensure we […]

Registration Open for 2018 National Summit on Education Reform

It’s time to make plans for #EIE18! Join Governor Jeb Bush and ExcelinEd for the 11th annual National Summit on Education Reform on December 5-7 in Washington, D.C. Register Now! During the 2018 National Summit on Education Reform, ExcelinEd and Governor Jeb Bush will host more than 1,000 legislators, state superintendents, policymakers and advocates working to build a brighter […]

Michigan Career Pathways Bill Helps Students and Businesses Succeed

Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation to ensure all Michigan students graduate with the skills and abilities they need to succeed in life after high school. The Marshall Plan components in Senate Bill 941 provides $22 million in incentives for school districts to offer courses that allow students to earn industry certifications that lead to […]

Statement on Janus vs. AFSCME Supreme Court Decision

Today, the United States Supreme Court sided with Mr. Mark Janus in the case of Janus v. AFSCME, ruling that it is unconstitutional to force public-sector employees to pay mandatory fees to a union. “Public employee unions, including teachers unions, have long been able to put the agenda of Big Labor bosses above the needs […]

New case study answers questions on public charter school growth

The Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd) and the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) today released a new case study to answer pressing questions about why public charter schools are growing at slower rates despite strong demand and serving communities well. Over the past four years, the annual rate of charter school growth declined precipitously […]