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Really Ready: Preparing ALL Middle and High School Students for College, Work and Life

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In this paper, written in partnership with Apex Learning, we describe why we need to prepare all students to be Really Ready for college, work and life, as well as strategies for districts and educators to address these necessary skills with their students.
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Getting Smart on Closing the Opportunity Gap

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University Academy is a highly successful K–12 charter school located in Kansas City, MO, that implements the mindset and belief that all kids can achieve if provided the same opportunities afforded to those in the wealthiest communities.
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Innov8: It’s a Cyberworld

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In honor of a record Cyber Monday (which has now turned into Cyber Week), we bring you eight stories about how strong the influence of technology is today.
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Innov8: Farewell #EdTech10, Hello #Innov8

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We're excited to announce a shift in our weekly news coverage from EdTech10 to Innov8. Check out our new weekly blast focusing on all education news that falls under the umbrella of innovations in teaching and learning.

Getting Smart Podcast | Building 21st Century Skills

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David Ross, the new CEO of the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, sat down with Bonnie Lathram to talk about the current golden age of project-based learning and how it connects to the importance of social and emotional learning.

Infographic | Really Ready for College, Work and Life

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This infographic highlights how not all students are getting what they need for college, work and life, and how particular strategies and supports can be a solution for districts looking to help every student be really ready for the future.

EdLeader Advice: Get Serious About Goal-Setting

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University Academy’s board sets specific, clear and measurable goals each academic year to ensure they continue working toward the founder's vision of it becoming the best K-12 college preparatory charter public school in the country.

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