Great support for hands-on learning across the US

http://www.nationallabnetwork.org/ http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/governors-and-business-leaders-join-in-national-lab-day-kickoff-93579679.html   Leaders from across the country expressed their enthusiasm and support for National Lab Network and recognize the importance of this investment in America's future including: Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, Beverly Eaves Perdue of North Carolina, Ted Strickland of Ohio, Martin O'Malley of Maryland, Ed Rendell of Pennsylvania, Jennifer Granholm of Michigan, Pat Quinn of Illinois; former governors Jim Hunt of North Carolina and Richard Riley of South Carolina who also served as U.S. Department of Education Secretary under … Continue reading Great support for hands-on learning across the US

Jack Hidary Speaks at conferences around the world

Jack Hidary Speaks at conferences around the worldJack Hidary founder of the Jack D Hidary foundation has been busy attending and speaking at conferences internationally.A few recent conferences: La Red Innova - in Madrid SIME - in Barcelona NY Forum Upcoming conferences include: The Aspen Ideas Festival Aspen Clean Energy Economy Roundtable Aspen Environmental Forum

More (Steve) Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Thomas Friedman's article dated 1/24/2009 Tom discusses the need for innovation, especially in education. He mentions the education initiative, National Lab Day (www.nationallabday.org). Full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/opinion/24friedman.html

White House Pushes Science and Math Education

White House Pushes Science and Math EducationThe Jack D. Hidary Foundation in conjunction with the white house is pleased to announce the launch of National Lab DayNational Lab Day aims to inspire a wave of future innovators and foster U.S. competitiveness by improving the quality STEM education in America. A collaboration between government and more … Continue reading White House Pushes Science and Math Education

Carbon War Room… Beyond the Carbon Economy

Carbon War Room....Beyond the Carbon Economy We have teamed up with Virgin Unite and Sir Richard Branson to create The Carbon War Room (CWR). CWR is a global philanthropic initiative, founded to harness the resource and skills of the world's entrepreneurs and institutions to urgently deliver solutions that enable humanity to prosper beyond the carbon economy. … Continue reading Carbon War Room… Beyond the Carbon Economy