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What Happens When We Do School Better?

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Doris Korda explains how students in the Columbus City Schools have the option to participate in Options for Success (OFS) to avoid missing out on valuable learning opportunities.

Advancing Equity Through Innovation: 7 Noteworthy Approaches From Brooklyn LAB

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Brooklyn LAB is built on the premise that we need to prepare all students to one-day hold jobs that likely don’t exist yet. However, by mastering skills such as problem-solving and conflict resolution, students will be ready to tackle those new challenges, regardless of their career path. LAB embraces seven innovative approaches to educate scholars and advance equity.

Representation Matters

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A new study shows, once again, the significant role of teachers of color – and the significant gap in the presence of teachers of color – in American schools.

Santa Ana USD Provides Next-Gen CTE Pathways

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Santa Ana Unified School District has been rethinking teaching and learning to better serve their families and students. Tom and Emily share how SAUSD is creating Next-Gen pathways and improving education in their community.

The Importance of Teacher Voice

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Only 59% of teachers surveyed are confident voicing their honest opinions and concerns, but as Cameron Paterson explains, the rich experience and expertise of teachers mean that their opinions should be sought, listened to, and highly valued.

The Anywheres and Somewheres of Global Education

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A recent trip to Moscow re-enforced one of David Ross's longtime concerns with global education. Learn more about the Anywheres and Somewheres of global education.

Students’ Basic Needs Must Be Met Before They Can Learn Deeply

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By: Bob Lenz and John Larmer. In order to become empowered and skilled graduates, students must master "deeper learning" competencies. However, getting to that level requires other needs be met first.

Families are Fundamental: Takeaways from The National Center for Families Learning Conference

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Research shows that family engagement in learning has marked positive effects on learning measures across all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. How can we get more families engaged in their children's learning? This conference provided some fresh ideas.

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.

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