From the press release:
Carnegie Mellon has announced it will unveil a major release of tools, software and content that is intended to catalyze a new era of progress in educational effectiveness that is equal to the challenge of rapid change and growth in 21st century educational needs. The suite of tools is the product of over $100 million of research and development from a wide variety of funders….
The university will contribute the tools and content that embody much of its own research activity, with the goal of creating a global research community. The full scope of the contribution will be unveiled at the Empirical Educator Project’s (EEP)second annual summit, which Carnegie Mellon will host May 6-7.
That’s right, folks. Carnegie Mellon University is announcing a $100M contribution to provide educators at colleges and universities everywhere with tools they can use to fine tune their practice as empirical educators. And they will be unveiling the full scope of this staggering contribution at the second annual Empirical Educator summit, which they are kindly hosting for us, on May 6th and 7th. Huge news!