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Low-Cost Schools Are Transforming Africa

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Bridge International Academies is a platform network that is helping prepare youth in Africa for the future through low-cost private schools.

How Music-Making Technology United a Classroom of Diverse High-School Learners

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By: Sarah Minette. Music can be a powerful unifier. When you’re working with students from incredibly unique backgrounds, music and music making can be a common ground from which they can all communicate—even beyond the classroom.

Camp C-Block Introduces Blockchain Technology to Black Girls

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Project Bitmobile aims to empower women and girls in this emerging technical field by providing real-life introductions to blockchain technology by increasing awareness of the possibilities of blockchain technology and crypto assets.

EdNavigator: Supporting Families Through Education Wayfinding

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EdNavigator, a New Orleans-based nonprofit, has developed an interesting and exciting strategy for helping socioeconomically disadvantaged families find the best educational opportunities available to them. Learn more about their approach here.

Incentivizing Great Behavior in Challenging School Settings

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By: Wayne D'Orio. Indian Springs High School transformed their school culture by focusing on building relationships and incentivizing students to make good decisions.

Boosting Career Readiness in Dallas

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When less than 10% of Dallas County 8th graders from 2006 went on to complete college, community leaders set out to find a better way. Dallas County Promise is a transformational effort to help a community move forward to solve the talent gap through equitable college completion and job training.

Grab Your Headphones: 10 Must Hear Podcasts

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This week instead of our weekly podcast episode, we wanted to bring you our team’s favorite podcasts from the “vault”. Grab your headphones, press play and listen in as we unpack all things new and innovative in education.

4 Tips to Building a Bridge Between Parents and Teachers

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By: Jose Loera. A community outreach and engagement manager shares his district’s best practices for keeping families connected to their children’s education.

Better Together: Why Networks Are the Future of Learning

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The new thing in education is working in networks. And there’s good reason because the demands of the work have outstripped the toolset. Creating powerful learning is hard work and there’s no reason for teacher teams to work alone. Networks make powerful learning possible at scale.

A 21st Century Model of Special Education

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By: Megan Gross and Ace Parsi. Special needs students will be entering the same world as their peers, a world where rote tasks are increasingly automated or outsourced. And yet we do little to prepare them for their future.

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