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A Unique Moment in Education Changemaking

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Today’s education changemakers are pursuing a wide array of reforms and innovations. This abundant landscape holds much promise, yet excellent approaches continue to have difficulty spreading as quickly or as far as we might hope. Here, we look at how that could change.

New School Rules: A Changemaker’s Guide to Innovation

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Mobilizing collective community action to better supports youth and families can be an enormous lift--and school leaders almost always have a role in making it happen. But it’s the changemaker role where there is a big opportunity for contribution. Building an improvement and innovation agenda is complex work.

What Policies and Practices Can Make Learning Personal for All?

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Variabilities among learners in terms of pace, background knowledge, ability to focus, socio-economic status and more range widely across our contemporary cohort of American students. In this new report, we look at how we can meet all learners where they are at.

Kansans CAN: Redefining Graduate Profiles at the State Level

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Kansas's graduate profile has been redefined to emphasize not only academic and cognitive preparation, but also technical skills, employability and civic engagement. To bring their vision to reality, they created the Kansans Can School Redesign Project. Learn more here

Smart List: 50+ Advocacy Organizations Making a Difference

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Now more than ever it is our responsibility to be spreading the word about what makes high-quality learning experiences that can prepare students for a future of uncertainty and change. Here are 50+ organizations leading the charge.

How Schools Around the World are Tackling Social Justice – Part 2

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In this post, we hear from teachers at three global schools to learn more how they are integrating social justice into their classrooms.

How Idaho Is Moving Towards Mastery-Based Education

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Kelly Brady is Director of Mastery Education for the State of Idaho. In this post, she shares more about the journey Idaho is taking and the results they are seeing so far.

Why Students Should Learn to Code and How to Get Started

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Coding is not just about learning to write a program, it's about connecting with the learning and building relationships in the process. It can create engaging ways for students to work on their collaboration, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

SEL Interventions Under ESSA, According to RAND Corporation

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Social-emotional skills will be in high demand in the coming decades. In this post, we summarize a valuable new report from RAND Corporation on SEL interventions whose outcomes meet evidence requirements put forth under ESSA.

What the End of Net Neutrality Would Mean for Education

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This week, the FCC will hold a vote on what is likely to be one of the most important issues of 2017: net neutrality. In this post, we look at what effects that could have on education.

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