Friday Apr 11
NY State Education Department Releases "Blueprint For English Language Learners Success"
April 11th, 2014 - The New York State Education Department today announced the release of "The Blueprint for English Language Learners Success," a statewide framework of eight guiding principles for administrators, policy makers, and practitioners to prepare ELLs for success beginning in prekindergarten to lay the foundation for college and career ... (more)
Blueprint Birmingham Summit reveals how Birmingham is faring against...
The Birmingham Business Alliance is performing better than its peer cities in two-thirds of its 12 key measurements, but its chief executive said there is plenty of room for improvement.
EPA Administrator Congratulates 2014 U.S. Water Prize Winners
Washington, D.C. - "A huge piece of climate change revolves around water" explained U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy as she addressed more than 300 water leaders at the U.S. Water Prize ceremony hosted Monday night at the National Geographic Society's headquarters in Washington D.C. The prestigious ceremony celebrated four winners: Alliance for ... (more)
Philly producers Small Professor and Arcka release Herbie Hancock tribute
Philly producers Small Professor and Arcka have released a tribute to the legendary jazz pianist and composer Herbie Hancock.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Investment in workforce, training move us forward: column
Wisconsin is working once again. One has only to look at the latest reports to see the remarkable turnaround.
[Editorials] The Blueprint: 5 Stories Behind Sir Jinx's Most Interesting Collaborations
Exclusive: In honor of his "Penz and Needlez: 100% Raw Hip Hop" project, Sir Jinx revisits his work with Kool G Rap, Snoop Dogg, Souls of Mischief and more.
[News] Blueprint Announces Upcoming Tour Dates Supporting "Respect The Architect"
Blueprint reveals tour dates for his upcoming run in support of the Ohio emcee's forthcoming album, "Respect The Architect."
Using Hip Hop to Heal Trauma
Since its origins on the streets of the Bronx in the early 1970s, hip hop has rapidly evolved into a cultural movement with its influence seen worldwide in fashion, film, music and dance.