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Emily Liebtag is a Project Manager at Getting Smart. Follow her on Twitter: @EmilyLiebtag.

Getting Smart Podcast | On Opening New Schools

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Paul Castro, Director of School Performance for Houston A+ UP, discusses the challenges and rewards of innovating outside the box when creating a new school, and what that means for families, teachers and students.

Getting Smart Podcast | A Successful Quest For An Early College Solution

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The principal and students of Quest Early College High School discuss how the Early College system works, the differences between attending Quest versus attending traditional high school and what they love about their early college school.

Getting Smart Podcast | Denver Public School System Exemplifies A Healthy Educational Ecosystem

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In this podcast, Denver Public Schools education leaders share why their school system continues to lead when it comes to providing school choice for students and families.
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Innovation, Empowerment and Positive Change in San Diego Schools

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San Diego has been on our list of innovative cities to visit for some time, and a recent trip to see local schools confirmed our expectations. Here are the highlights of what we saw.

Professional Learning: The Power of School Visits

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School visits can be a powerful part of a professional learning plan and a critical part of a school transformation effort. Here are five specific reasons we feel school visits are a must-have item for community leader and school member participation.

The Need for a High-Quality PBL Model

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PBL is increasingly recognized as a powerful instructional practice, and there is a growing need for guidance and support in its facilitation. Learn more about how education leaders worldwide are working to design and craft a Model for High-Quality PBL.

Scheduling for Learning, Not Convenience

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By: Emily Liebtag and Mary Ryerse. When it comes to secondary school scheduling, there are many options. Which schedule is best? It depends what you’re trying to accomplish. Here, we look at a number of approaches and examples.

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