Carnegie Corporation of NY Announces 10 Million in Grants to Develop New Secondary Schools

Carnegie Corporation of NY
New York
www.carnegie.org

Grant Announced: September 26, 2013

Carnegie Corporation of New York announced $10 million in grants awarded to 4 school districts around the nation to design and open new High Schools that focus on meeting the Common Core standards.

The School Districts are:

  • Cleveland Metropolitan School District, $3 million over three years to design and open two new high schools
  • Denver Public Schools, $1 million over two years to design and open one new high school and create a model district ecosystem that supports school design
  • New York City Department of Education, $3 million over three years to design and open two new high schools
  • School District of Philadelphia, $3 million over three years to design and open two new high schools

The districts will use Carnegie’s Opportunity by Design  principles to aid in the development of these new schools. The focus will be on academic personalization and increased readiness for college.  The first secondary schools within this initiative, are slated to open September 2014.

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