Press Releases

KnowledgeWorks is committed to providing the media and partners with the latest news and highlights about our work. For more information or to request interviews, contact Kate Westrich.

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Deepening a Commitment to Personalized Learning in the Pittsburgh Region

KnowledgeWorks and the Remake Learning network team up to launch a new working group in the greater Pittsburgh region.

Published: April 5, 2021
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Cradle to Career

The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati is collaborating with KnowledgeWorks to transition sponsorship of the StrivePartnership Cradle to Career initiative to...

Published: June 15, 2020
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Always Ready For Learning Network

KnowledgeWorks has joined The Always Ready For Learning Network, a coalition of leading education organizations that provide timely coaching and...

Published: May 21, 2020
Topics: Overcoming Challenges
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Lauren McCauley joins KnowledgeWorks as Senior Director of Teaching and Learning

KnowledgeWorks is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren McCauley to its growing Teaching and Learning team dedicated to improving...

Published: February 3, 2020
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Karla Phillips-Krivickas joins KnowledgeWorks as Senior Director of Policy

KnowledgeWorks is pleased to announce the appointment of Karla Phillips-Krivickas to its growing team dedicated to improving education throughout the...

Published: November 15, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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Ten-Year Forecast Charts Likely Promise and Challenges for Children During Critical Early Years

New forecast takes view of society’s mixed success trying to improve the lives of young children.

Published: October 21, 2019
Topics: Future of Learning
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JFF and KnowledgeWorks Form New Strategic Partnership for Student-Centered Learning Research

JFF and KnowledgeWorks announce an exciting new strategic development in the organizations’ longtime partnership.

Published: June 25, 2019
Topics: Impact and Improvement
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KnowledgeWorks Adds Experienced Educator and YMCA CEO to its Board

Jorge Perez, president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, and Becky van der Bogert bring a wealth of...

Published: May 16, 2019
Topics: Impact and Improvement
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KnowledgeWorks to Join American Youth Policy Forum on Competency-Based Education, Friday March 22

Virgel Hammonds will join a panel to testify before Congressional staff members about competency-based education.

Published: March 20, 2019
Topics: Education Policy, Vision and Culture
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Bipartisan Support for Education Transformation Plan Grows in Minnesota

Minnesota lawmakers are considering a bill to modernize the state’s education system by giving districts and schools the freedom to...

Published: February 28, 2019
Topics: Education Policy
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KnowledgeWorks Announces Strategic Changes to Its Executive Leadership Team

KnowledgeWorks announced changes to its executive leadership team to help accelerate nation-wide impact.

Published: February 21, 2019
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Do Students Have the Skills They Need for What’s Next?

Social-emotional learning (SEL) opportunities are a must-have in today’s schools.

Published: January 8, 2019
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
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KnowledgeWorks Forecast 5.0 Points to Rapid Change on Horizon for Education

“Navigating the Future of Learning” examines current societal trends and potential future impacts on education.

Published: November 27, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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KnowledgeWorks Research Named ‘Most Significant Futures Work’ by Association of Professional Futurists

"The Future of Learning: Redefining Readiness from the Inside Out" recognized by the Association of Professional Futurists.

Published: October 5, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Will Job Seekers Survive or Thrive? Augmented Reality Exhibit to Explore Pittsburgh Student Readiness

Thrival Humans X Tech participants will be able to step into what the future of workforce readiness might look like...

Published: September 18, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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College in High School Alliance Awarded $1.2 Million To Enhance Support for Equitable and High-Quality Dual Enrollment, Concurrent Enrollment and Early College High School

The College in High School Alliance has been awarded $1.2 million to advance goals of steering the expansion, equity and...

Published: September 13, 2018
Topics: Early College High School, Education Equity, Education Policy
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KnowledgeWorks Releases Interactive Facilitation Guide for Educators Exploring the Future

Communities now have the opportunity to rethink the students and classrooms of the future—better preparing learners for college and career—using...

Published: July 16, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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KnowledgeWorks Releases Three Regional Strategy Guides on the Future of Readiness

Automation and digital skills are on the rise throughout the country, and Ohio is no exception. At nine percent, the...

Published: July 3, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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Early College High School Programs Receive Flexibility Under New ODE Provision

Early college high school (ECHS) programs have received the flexibility they need to support teens graduating with a high school...

Published: June 14, 2018
Topics: Early College High School, Education Equity
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KnowledgeWorks CEO Judy Peppler Honored as Visionary Leader by Education Reimagined

Education Reimagined has awarded KnowledgeWorks CEO Judy Peppler with a “Visionary Leadership Award.”

Published: May 2, 2018
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New KnowledgeWorks Resource Supports Leaders Who Want to Personalize Learning

New publication serves as a resource for education leaders who have a desire to personalize learning in their district or...

Published: April 5, 2018
Topics: 101, Vision and Culture
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KnowledgeWorks Maps Emerging Personalized Learning Trends in State ESSA Plans

A new dashboard and research publication released today by KnowledgeWorks that indicates strong commitment from states to advance policies that...

Published: March 14, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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KnowledgeWorks Research Explores Potential Impact of Wearables, AR and VR Technology in the Classroom

"Leveraging Digital Depth for Responsive Learning Environments" explores how technologies such as wearables, AR and VR may create new opportunities...

Published: March 12, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning

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