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Because Being a “Good School” Isn’t Good Enough

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By: Andrew Rubin. We instinctively tend to think that schools with big problems require major turnarounds, and that schools that operate smoothly and successfully - the typical “good school” -  only need minor course corrections each year. The first part may be true. The second part isn’t.

Community Defined Projects at Health Leadership High

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A visit to project-based Health Leadership HS, a talent pipeline and advocacy organization for a healthier community in Albuquerque, NM.

Active Learning and Student Leadership in Tulsa Schools

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A virtual tour explores how Jenks East Intermediate school in Tulsa has created a strong school culture while supporting over 1,000 students in exploring design challenges and building leadership skills.

Evidence That Makes it Evident: Improving Assessment by Emulating the Trades

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By: Elliot Washor and Charles Mojkowski. The expanded vision of the graduate has widened the gap between the competencies educators want for all graduates, and the evidence of competence educators are actually collecting. Here's one way we can begin to change that.

What School Could Be: Ted Dintersmith on Powerful Learning

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After his success with the film "Most Likely to Succeed," venture investor and executive producer Ted Dintersmith launched a 50 state tour to promote readiness for the innovation economy. His new book, What School Could Be, outlines what he learned.

Whittle School & Studios: Transforming Education for Global Good

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To develop the Whittle School, a world-class staff, informed by a global academic advisory board and leading-edge partners, developed a school model that incorporates 10 important innovations that set the new standard for quality education. Learn more here.

A Place-Based Micro-School in the Heart of D.C.

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Whether at the early childhood or the high school level, we see that leaders are listening to their students and developing responsive microschool models. Have a good learning idea? Try it with six kids tomorrow.

How Michigan CoOp Connects Leaders to Improve Education

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By: Marsha Myles Bahra. The Michigan CoOp is a network of school districts that are early adopters of successful, efficient, and effective learning models. Members leverage each other’s strengths to create new opportunities for student learning.

Using Design Thinking to Disrupt for Good

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One Stone is an innovative high school in the heart of Boise with a mission of “making students better leaders and the world a better place.” Learn more about how they incorporate innovation and disruption into their curriculum here.

How The Village School Puts Coding at the Center of Their Approach

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Today marks the beginning of Computer Science Education Week. With the future of work rapidly changing, it would be hard to overstate the importance of the subject. To start the week out strong, today we’re highlighting a school that’s placed coding at the core of what they do.

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