Press Releases

Learning Forward featured in other publications

9/9/2011: Learning First Alliance supports President's bold plan to invest in education, Learning First Alliance.

7/29/2011: Learning Forward releases updated professional development standards, NGA Center for Best Practices.

7/19/2011: Tightened professional-development standards released, Teacher Beat (blog from Education Week). Stephen Sawchuk comments on Learning Forward's new Standards for Professional Learning.

7/18/2011: What will you do?, Learning is Growing (blog from Kathy Perret). Blogger Kathy Perret prompts educators to make a commitment to the new Standards for Professional Learning.

12/9/2010: Teacher training key to reform, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Written by J. Alvin Wilbanks and Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh.

11/29/2010: The Science of Teacher Development, Education Week. Learning Forward's report, Professional Development in the United States: Trends and Challenges, is mentioned in this article discussing the effectiveness of professional development.

11/17/2010: MetLife Foundation supports collaborative leadership in education with $3.8 million in grants, press release from the MetLife Foundation.

9/15/2010: The IB learner profile - Finding the time to be knowledgeable, inquirers and thinkers, Tech Transformation (blog from Maggie Hos-McGrane). Blogger and teacher Maggie Hos-McGrane shares her reactions to a chapter in Learning Forward's book Becoming a Learning School. She imagines what it would mean to devote the time recommended for collaborative professional learning

9/14/2010: Advancing high-quality professional learning, Public School Insights (blog from Learning First Alliance).

9/8/2010: School system gets grant for training, Rockdale Citizen. The Impacting the Future Now Foundation awards the Leading for Learning: Sybil Yastrow Superintendent Grant to Rockdale County Public Schools to expand its p