Announcing the Third Cohort of Lexington Education Leadership Award (LELA) Fellows Congratulations to our exciting new class of Lexington Education Leadership Award (LELA) Fellows, announced this morning.  Each of these pioneering education leaders has demonstrated through the application and interview process their desire to do even more to support teachers and [Read More...]
Teacher, Time and Technology: Building Blocks of Learning from BlendedLearningFacts.com To get the most out of blended learning and personalization, school leaders must not start with blended learning or technology for its own sake, but instead must undertake a careful design process that emphasizes and appropriately prioritizes the [Read More...]
Lexington Summer Intern: Timothy (T.J.) Coggins Hi, My name is Timothy (T.J.) Coggins, and I am a research intern at the Lexington Institute. I am new to the Washington, DC metro area as I recently graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelor of Arts in [Read More...]
Lexington Summer Intern: Alice Pontallier Bonjour everybody, My name is Alice Pontallier and I am from the beautiful French city of Bordeaux. As a research intern, my work at Lexington consists of collecting information on issues like France’s defense priorities and terrorism in the Middle [Read More...]
Lexington Summer Intern: Nick Ciccarino Hi all, My name is Nick Ciccarino and I am a senior in the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, a short train ride to New York City. I am majoring [Read More...]
Lexington Summer Intern: Yuyi Zhao   Hi everyone, My name is Yuyi Zhao, and I am originally from Beijing, China. I am delighted to work with the Lexington Institute this summer, in the center of world politics. So far, I’ve helped develop our press lists, [Read More...]
Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works Is Cooking Up A Revolution In Drone Technology (From Forbes) Drones have become the signature combat system in America’s fight against terrorism.  On a typical day, the Air Force’s fleet of Predators and Reapers fly a thousand hours over places like Iraq and Afghanistan.  Unfortunately, they can’t fly when the [Read More...]
Postal Trendwatch – May 2015 Click here to download the full report as PDF. Executive Summary The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) lost $754 million in Q1 FY 2015 despite an increase in revenue. The loss is more than double the agency’s $354 million deficit in [Read More...]
Top Pentagon Contractor BAE Systems Inc. Will Sell Most Service Lines, Focus On Tech (From Forbes) BAE Systems Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of the world’s third-biggest military contractor, will sell services businesses generating $1.5 billion in sales annually so that it can focus almost exclusively on technology.  In an understated announcement from the parent company’s London [Read More...]
Teach for America a Strong Bet to Improve Chicago Student Achievement Of all of the strategies underway to improve student achievement in Chicago, leveraging the contributions of Teach for America’s teaching corps may prove the most valuable. Chicago’s students have shown modest overall gains in achievement in recent years, but progress [Read More...]
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