Many challenges have contributed to the hollowing out of rural communities and the economic decline of distant towns in Appalachia and other rural areas throughout the nation.
IEL and the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) announced the 2019 Meade Fellows: Danila Crespin Zidovsky and Stefan Lallinger. The Fellowship gives HGSE students the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. to connect with education policy leaders.
According to a recent report by the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation and the Aspen Institute’s Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century program, manufacturing is still the greatest wealth-creating tool in the United States.
In partnership with Communities In Schools and StriveTogether, IEL's Coalition for Community Schools announced four communities that will receive a combined $3.75 million to implement student-centered blueprints for learning through the joint initiative, Together for Students.