Smart Planet

On Creating a University for the Planet

By Tom Vander Ark. University for the Planet is a big idea. But it just might start small with a few people coming together in community, sharing what they know, and making a contribution.  

Ed Policy

Capitalism that Works for Everyone

An innovation economy will produce tremendous benefit and wealth--and both will be concentrated unless we decide otherwise. To extend US leadership in the innovation economy we’ll need to update our form of capitalism.

Ed Policy

California Schools Getting Global

Guest author Janet Mann describes how educators, business and community members, and policy-makers convened for California’s first Global Education Summit in 2016.