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Early Learning as a Strategy for Achieving Equity

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By: Rafael Otto. Far too many children are receiving an outdated education that will leave them behind in a competitive world and reinforce achievement and opportunity gaps. A focus on early learning could change that.

Infographic | Math Success for English Language Learners

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By: Heera Kang. Math skills are the top predictor for student success. With language-heavy instructional methods commonplace, how can English Language Learners (ELLs) have the same access to these essential skills?

Closing the Last Mile of Career Opportunity in Rural America

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By: Andrew Grover. Schools in rural America face unique challenges, but with them comes the opportunity to ignite innovative changes. Providing these students digital learning can unlock opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable to them.

Three Connectivity Trends to Watch in 2017

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By: John Harrington. There are big changes on the horizon, and 2017 could shape up to be an influential year for connectivity and learning across our country. Here are three trends to watch for next year.

What Kids Are Reading: Five Ways to Close the Achievement Gap

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By: Jack Lynch. Reading is the foundation of learning and is an activity students can enjoy inside and outside of the classroom. Here are five ways we've found from our research that reading can help to close the achievement gap.

Getting Smart Podcast | The Voices of Tomorrow’s Leaders

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Student leaders at this year's iNACOL's Symposium shared how they reimagined and personalized their own educations to overcome many challenges in their lives and succeed in school.

Bridging the Digital Divide: Strategies to Ensure Student Access to Technology at Home

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By: Shannon LaBree. How can educators make sure that students have access to the technology they need outside of the classroom? Here are a few helpful resources and strategies.

Giving Every Student a Mobile Device

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By: Dr. Darryl Adams. Coachella Valley Unified School District devised a program to improve student outcomes by giving every teacher and student a device, which we found significantly boosted our attendance and graduation rates.

Equity for English Language Learners: Quality Two-Way Immersion

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By: Lilah Ambrosi and Kenneth C. Williams. Here are two important reasons for the persistent achievement gap among English Language Learners, as well as a hopeful look at how we can start ensuring equity in our educational offerings for these students.

What We are Doing to Ensure High-Quality PBL for All

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By: Bob Lenz. This fall, the Buck Institute for Education will be leading an initiative to design, develop and disseminate a set of nationally and internationally recognized guidelines for the practice of high-quality PBL. Learn more about joining this project.

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