Entries by Kristen

How a proposal for flexible funding can help families close the enrichment gap

January 31, 2019 By Travis Pillow and Ashley Jochim In education policy debates, we often talk about inequality as if it was primarily driven by learning that happens—or doesn’t happen—in schools. But out-of-school learning matters too. Sports and recreational programs can cultivate teamwork, passion, and grit. Music and art lessons can help develop tolerance and empathy. […]

Commentary: In Our Changing Economy, We Need New Flexible Education Systems to Usher In an Age of Agility for Tomorrow’s Workforce

January 23, 2019 By Cheryl Oldham and Tim Taylor and Tom Vander Ark Recently, Pathway 2 Tomorrow: Local Visions for America’s Future (P2T) announced the winners of its $100,000 Innovation Award for bold, transformative education solutions. One theme that emerged from among the 240 stakeholders who submitted proposals involves disrupting the traditional education pathway — redesigning the intersection between […]

From 240 Winning Proposals From Around the Country, 4 Key Themes Emerge for Building a Pathway 2 Tomorrow

By, Hanna Skandera January 10, 2019 With a new year, new opportunities present themselves. This week, Pathway 2 Tomorrow: Local Visions for America’s Future announced its new $100,000 Innovation Award as part of its $430,000 investment in 24 locally responsive education solutions, spanning 17 states and the District of Columbia. With the support of over 75 partner organizations, […]

From The74: New National Initiative Pathway 2 Tomorrow Bestows $100,000 Innovation Award to Two Groups Promoting Student Voice in Iowa & Kentucky

By, Kate Stringer, posted January 8, 2019 When Kay Augustine first heard about an opportunity to pitch local, innovative education ideas from underrepresented voices, her first thought went to the students in her home state of Iowa. Augustine, a project director for the Iowa Department of Education’s School Climate Transformation Grant, wasn’t sure if student […]

Pathway 2 Tomorrow Names $100,000 Innovation Award Recipients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA 303-238-3011/ jane@jkdjane.com Pathway 2 Tomorrow Names $100,000 Innovation Award Recipients JANUARY 8, 2018 — Pathway 2 Tomorrow: Local Visions for America’s Future (http://p2tomorrow.org/) announces its $100,000 Innovation Award winners. The Innovation Award Committee selected two proposals addressing the authentic engagement of students as partners in education […]

Summaries of Proposals Awarded $15,000

The following 24 proposals received $15,000 stipends to refine and expand their ideas for impact. Organization Submitter Proposal Title Location Proposal Summary AdvancED / Measured Progress Holly King Redefining the Measurement of Early Childhood Program Quality and Child Outcomes Arizona, Georgia & New Hampshire This proposal seeks to identify a common set of indicators observed […]

Pathway 2 Tomorrow Awards 24 Proposals with $15,000

Contact: Jane Dvorak, APR, Fellow PRSA 303-238-3011/ jane@jkdjane.com Pathway 2 Tomorrow Awards 24 Proposals with $15,000 Pathway 2 Tomorrow: Local Visions for America’s Future (P2T) has awarded 24 recipients across 17 states and the District of Columbia with $15,000 stipends for innovative ideas to transform education outcomes in the U.S. “Through P2T’s Call for Proposals, […]

Leaders Convene This Week to Select Innovative Ideas for Educational Impact

October 1, 2018 – Leaders from across the country convene this week in Denver, Colorado to select proposals for advancement as part of the Pathway 2 Tomorrow: Local Visions for America’s Future (P2T) Call for Proposals. The review panels consist of cross-professional leaders including educators, advocates, elected officials, and education chiefs of both K-12 and […]