EPIC has submitted two workshop proposals to SXSWedu, and we need your votes! We recently submitted proposals for two SXSWedu sessions at next year’s conference in Austin, TX. Selection of the proposals is partially based on votes from the public, so our team is asking for your help to vote for our sessions and share…Details
Epic School Partnerships uses the Four Keys to support schools as they equip students with the skills they need to be a lifelong learners and to succeed beyond high school. In it’s simplest form, we refer to the Four Keys as Think, Know, Act, Go. In other words, students ready to be lifelong learners have the…Details
Last week we were fortunate enough to visit, learn, and share with educators in Springfield and Dayton, Ohio. Despite lightning storms, weather delays, and over 40 hours of travel time to make our way there and back, we returned from the trip feeling energized and inspired by the commitment of the individuals we met.
On July 18, I met with Oregon Representative Suzanne Bonamici to discuss EPIC’s recommendations on how to strengthen the impact of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Representative Bonamici serves on the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and played a lead role in the passage of the bipartisan ESSA, which replaces No Child Left…Details
A recent report by the Education Commission of the States (ECS) indicates the importance of a comprehensive AP policy approach at the state level. The policy analysis describes how in states with well-developed AP initiatives—AdvanceKentucky being one example—participating students were more likely than their peers to graduate high school, attend a postsecondary institution the following…Details
My name is Greg Hopper-Moore, and I am a project administrator at EPIC. Recently, I had the good fortune to be able to visit Xi’an, China, for two weeks. Xi’an (pronounced “Shee-awn”) is home to over 8.5 million people, and 17 universities have multiple campuses in the metropolitan area. The city itself dates back over…Details