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Creating Reliable Hope in the Face of Rural Poverty

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ForwARd Arkansas is taking on learning inequity challenges in rural areas of the state by convening and supporting a group of school districts with the goal of helping every Arkansas student graduate prepared for success in college and the workplace.

Community Success By Design

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StriveTogether helps communities across the nation identify and scale what works in education, building a network of citizens committed to using collective impact to support the success of every child cradle to career.

LearnLaunch: Boosting Boston EdTech

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Boston has been a top education city for centuries and recently emerged as the #4 EdTech hotbed largely thanks to LearnLaunch, perhaps the most successful education ecosystem catalyst to date.

3 Reasons To Expect the Unexpected…and What To Do About It

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There are three primary reasons we will continue to experience more unexpected events like those we've witnessed recently. Here's how we can better prepare today's students for these future black swan events.

EdTech 10: Smart Cities

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It's officially Smart Cities Week, and we're celebrating with a blog sharing the 7 key attributes of “cities that work for everyone,” a Smart Cities book giveaway and ten new edtech stories.

Inspiration, Incubation, Intermediation: Keys to Smart Cities

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The layer of inspiration, incubation and intermediation between schools and EdTech entrepreneurs is what will expand access to innovative learning environments and fuel the learning revolution.

New Schools Flourish in Phoenix

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We've been visiting cities all over the country and, for places like Phoenix, it's clear that any city making progress in education is doing so with an active intermediation layer.

Fulfilling an Urban Promise in Oakland

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Twenty years ago, Oakland students in the impoverished neighborhoods of West Oakland attended schools in deplorable conditions. A recent school tour revealed a much different scene thanks to the efforts of several edleaders.

On Learning, Productivity & Economic Growth

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Advances in public health, improved economic opportunity, urbanization, technology innovation, or the expansion of democracy are all important trends. But I’d argue that, with some relation to all of these, expanded access to learning is the most important.

Inspiration, Incubation, Intermediation: Keys to Next-Gen Learning at Scale

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A layer of inspiration, incubation, and intermediation between schools and EdTech entrepreneurs is what will expand access to innovative learning environments and created aggregated demand for investment and new tools--and fuel the learning revolution.

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