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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.

When Does Inequality Grow? A Seasonal Analysis of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in K-8 Learning

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Summer is the long-awaited season for many Americans, especially students. Aside from summer reading assignments and the occasional extra-credit project, summer is the time when students can collectively take a breather from homework and tests. The break from the school year, however, can bring on the dreaded “summer slump”: a backslide in academic skills when…

Podcast: Vince Bertram on Transformative Learning Experiences

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The Getting Smart staff speaks with Vince Bertram about how Project Lead the Way is leading the way through transformative learning experiences.

Creating Digital Equity for Students Requires Community Effort

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Both geography and socioeconomics have left millions of students and communities without access to high speed Internet, preventing them from attaining full educational and economic inclusion.

The Evolving Role of School Scheduling

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By: Erin Werra. As we gaze into the future of K12 education, what scheduling changes do we see budding? How are these changes affecting the health of kids—and the community?

Improving Organizational Culture: Discovering Your Core Strengths

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Organizations are comprised of unique individuals with varying strengths and talents who are all working together to carry out the organization’s mission, vision, and personality. Strengths assessments are great tools to help an individual uncover their strengths and talents.

Serving Students With Special Needs: Five Key Values We Instill in Our Leaders

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By: Toni Barton. One graduate school of education shares how they work with leaders to incorporate five values that they've found make a powerful difference in empowering exceptional special education learners.

Podcast: Nick Donohue on Promoting Racial Equity & Fighting Personal, Institutional and Structural Racism

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On today's podcast, the team speaks with Nick Donohue, the CEO and President of Nellie Mae Education Foundation about promoting eqiuty and fighting racism.

New Legislation to Tackle the Digital Divide

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Beth Holland discusses new bipartisan legislation that has been proposed in the Senate to tackle the Digital Divide.

The Real Value of State Assessments

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By: Arthur VanderVeen. Arthur VanderVeen, President and CEO of New Meridian, shares his insights on the power of assessments in ensuring equitable access to quality education that provides tools for continuous improvement and collaboration.

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