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Why Do Students Choose Blended and Online Schools?

More students than ever before are attending blended and online schools. Here, we summarize a recent paper on the common motivations behind students' enrollment in programs other than traditional brick-and-mortar schools.

Innov8: New Year, New Beginnings

This week's eight stories share how education is kicking off the new year right by ensuring the future of this country develops important skills they’ll need for future success in college, career and life.

Innov8: Growing Momentum and Changes in Digital Learning

2016 was a watershed year for all things digital and EdTech. Whether in the form of new AI technology, personalized learning, tech-based micro-learning or MOOCs, we’re always excited to see innovations like the ones in these eight news stories.

A Year in Review: 2016 Publications

Looking for something to add to your reading list for the new year? You'll find plenty of free, useful insights in our list of 2016 publications to implement in the new year.

Our 45 Favorite Blog Posts of 2016

We published close to 500 blog posts in 2016. That's a lot of reading, so we compiled our favorite posts from this year to make it a little easier to catch up on any important ideas you may have missed.

How Can We Build Trust Within Our Education System?

By: Rhonda Broussard. Trust is important for empowering teachers, expanding personalized learning and developing a sustainable education system. What can we do to build more trust within our education system?

Innov8: Winter Break Engagement

These last few weeks of the year are a great time to learn something new, so dig in and get inspired by this week's top eight news stories around the latest innovations in education.