School networks are one of the most important innovations in the modern era of U.S. K-12 education. They have boosted achievement and graduation rates and expanded quality options in the communities that need them the most. They’re so important that we recently released a new book on the subject called Better Together: How to Leverage School Networks For Smarter Personalized and Project Based Learning.

Today, we are recognizing 101 great school networks ranging from membership associations to charter management organizations that have achieved scaled impact to improve education for millions of children. (The * means they were mentioned in Better Together.)

Deeper Learning Networks

Personalized Learning Innovators

Great East Coast Charter Networks

Great Central Charter Networks

Great Western Charter Networks

Faith-Based Networks

Other Interesting Networks

Curriculum Networks

In Better Together, we described some partial school models that are widely adopted and important networks in their own right

Bonus: District Networks

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Is there a network you’d add to the list? Share in the comments section below. Check out our other recent Smart Lists at our Smart List Series.

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