Carnegie Corporation of NY
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.