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Emily Liebtag

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Emily is Vice President of Advocacy at Getting Smart. She believes every young person deserves a world-class education and partners with educators and education-focused organizations to try and help make that a reality. Emily usually is researching and reading about project-based learning, global education, teacher preparation and place-based education. Connect with Emily at @EmilyLiebtag.

Approaching Career Readiness in Alternative Education

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Emily Liebtag and Lauren Barry visit Boston Day and Evening Academy to learn how they are paving new roads to college & career readiness.

8 Organizations Powering Positive Change in New Orleans

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The transformation of New Orleans to a system of charter schools has been a city- and community-supported effort designed around three principles: educator run schools, parent choice, and public oversight.

Students Use Virtual Reality to Contribute to Their Communities

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Creating a future that works for everyone requires voices and participation from, well, everyone. All too often decisions are made that impact...

AI for Good: Progress Towards the Sustainable Development Goals

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Join Emily as she shares highlights from attending the third annual AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva, Switzerland, the leading United Nations platform for global and inclusive dialogue on AI.

Purdue Poly: Driven By Equity, Solving Community Challenges

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Join Tom and Emily on the blog as they share Purdue Polytechnic High School's mission to promote equity and provide students with hands-on, team-based, challenging learning experiences.

Learner-Centered Schools in Albemarle County

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Emily Liebtag visits schools in Albemarle County that are designed around student needs, interests, academic goals, and passions.
Students working on projects in nuvu's Studio-based learning laboratory, which resembles an open-air loft

Studio-Based Learning and Self-Directed Students at NuVu

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Learn more about how NuVu, an innovation school located in Massachusetts, implements a studio-based learning model that provides students the opportunity to problem-solve through creating and building.

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