Google Invests in the Future of Technology, Preparing People for the Age of Agility

Last week, Google announced a $600 million investment to expand their data center in Pryor, Oklahoma. The investment created an additional 100 jobs in the area. This announcement arrived alongside similar ones about funds granted to data centers in Michigan and Texas. In total, Google is investing $13 billion in data centers across the country.

Students in classroom - Google invests in the Age of Agility

Welcome Cynthia!

America Succeeds is excited to announce a new addition to our team! Cynthia Vu will be joining us for the summer as a Communications Intern, through the Princeton Internships in Civic Service Program.

Spring Advance 2019

Each year, America Succeeds brings together the leaders of each of our affiliate organizations for a few days of team building, learning, and fun. This year we gathered in beautiful Breckenridge, CO to listen to Alex Johnston, President and Founder of Impact for Education.

Fordham Institute: Are career-tech students preparing for jobs that actually exist?

Not long ago, the New York Times ran a revealing article titled “The Typical American Lives Only 18 Miles From Mom.” Based on a comprehensive survey of older Americans, the authors reported that, “Over the last few decades, Americans have become less mobile, and most adults—especially those with less education or lower incomes—do not venture far from their hometowns.” In fact, “the median distance Americans live from their mother is eighteen miles, and only 20 percent live more than a couple of hours’ drive from their parents.”

Career-tech students

Special Appearance by Chord Values

Our friends at Bellwether Education Partners work hard in service of underserved kids, and also know how to have fun. (Something we feel strongly about at America Succeeds too!) At…

Embedding Agility into Education: Agile Amped Podcast

Jason Gaulden sat down with Leslie Morse at the Business Agility Conference 2019. They talked about the Age of Agility on the Accenture | Solutions IQ Agile Amped podcast. Read more and listen to their conversation below.

Embedding Agility into Education

Mandolin Orange | Tim Taylor

Concert Review: Mandolin Orange at the Ogden Theater, Denver, Colorado, on March 16, 2019. By Tim Taylor Mandolin Orange is a bluegrass/Americana/folk duo made up of Andrew Marlin and Emily…

Looking Back at 2018: America Succeeds’ Annual Report

America Succeeds reflects back on 2018 with the release of their first-ever annual report, which includes highlights about increased impact, a new affiliate partner, expanded services, the EDventure Summit, and the Age of Agility Tour.

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