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Incubate, Replicate and Scale: How Dallas is Creating Great High School Options

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Rebecca explores how Dallas ISD is providing students with choice through P-techs - schools that are a partnership between high schools, colleges, and industry partners.

Changing the Discussion: From Screen Time to Digital Equity

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Vilifying the concept of screen time creates new challenges of digital equity - particularly for students in underserved and under-resourced communities. Instead, conversations need to take a more nuanced approach and address how access to technology might increase equity and opportunity to empower ALL students.

Universal Design for Learning as a Framework for Digital Equity

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Universal design for learning is a powerful framework for digital equity. More importantly, it allows districts, schools, and teachers to begin tackling the challenge of providing equal access to learning.

21st Century Education Student Bill of Rights

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Access to a relevant, personalized, applied, tech-infused and choice-based education should be non-negotiable for all students. It’s time for a 21st Century Education Student Bill of Rights.

Five Learner-Centered Opportunities in Oakland

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A look at our recent visit to Bay Area organizations that are creating meaningful learning experiences and connections for their youth.

Rethink ED: 3 Hallmarks of the Future of Learning

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Mason recaps ReThink Ed (#RethinkED), an event where innovators in education gathered together in Kansas City sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation and the Debruce Foundation.

Podcast: Susan Patrick on Transforming Education Systems for Equitable High-Quality Learning

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Today the Getting Smart team interviews Susan Patrick, CEO of iNACOL about high-quality learning and five global trends in learning.

When NExT Is Now

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By: Lindsay Portnoy. How could we use experiential learning to reframe educational problems as opportunities and make learning more equitable globally? Over 100 educators representing thousands of educational settings across the country recently gathered at Northeastern Experiential Learning Network (NExT) to discuss this important question. The NExT network is a hub of innovation- and activation-inspiring…

Earn & Learn Banking: Stackable Credential Career Pathway in Financial Services

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Keyona was stuck in dead-end retail jobs. She knew she needed a change but didn’t know where to start. Last fall, she received an email from the coordinator in the first-time homebuyer assistance program she was enrolled in at Mi Casa Resource Center (@MiCasaDenver). The email highlighted financial services technical training at the center. Keyona first learned…

Three Strategies for Providing Top-down Support for Bottom-up Change

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The Colorado Education Initiative partnered with Stanford University’s School Retool Fellowship to empower Colorado school and district leaders to be the agents of change for equitable deeper learning.

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