The Value of Connecting Students: 5 Ways to Help Get You Started
By: Laura Steinbrink. Laura discusses 5 ways to broaden our thinking in the ways our students can connect with others and share their work.
Diploma Networks: A New Way to Help Schools Adopt Broader Outcomes and Next-Gen Learning Models
Diploma networks can offer schools a promising approach to adopting new outcome frameworks and learning models to help better prepare students for the future.
Building 21: Bold Outcomes, Innovative Model, Next-Gen Network
Building 21 is leveraging its network to promote access to personalized and competency-based learning for students through their outcome framework.
The Best Academic Schools in Tennessee Feature the Best Character Program in the Country
Valor Collegiate Academies has been in the top 5 percent of Tennessee schools on growth and achievement every year since it started in 2014. But we visited Valor (seven miles south of the Country Music Hall of Fame in suburban southeast Nashville) because of the well-regarded Valor Compass, a holistic human-development program.
15 School Districts Worth Visiting
Leading a public school district is difficult and complicated work. But done well, there is no other job that can change how a community thinks about itself, its children and its future. Here, we look at 15 districts that are changing the trajectory of both education and their communities.
Who You Know: Relationships are an Undervalued Asset for Students
By: Mary Ryerse and Michelle Berkeley. What happens when we help develop students' social capital? Mary and Michelle share what they learned in Julia Freeland Fisher's new book, Who You Know.
The Evolution of the Denver Public Schools Portfolio
Denver Public Schools is the district to watch when it comes to portfolios. Tom shares how the DPS portfolio model is the one to watch.
Network of Place-Based Community-Connected Rural Schools Receive Grant to Expand
Small community-connected schools sharing resources in networks & leveraging local learning opportunities may be the solution to the rural education decline.
Building and Leveraging Networks to Scale Innovation in School Districts
CRPE recently interviewed 450 educators across 17 cities about how they attempted to personalize learning, and then researched how policies supported or impeded innovation. This new report outlines their findings.
The Need for Revolutionary Networks
By: Chris Unger. Existing structures and practices often beget the continuation of such structures and practices, but networks can inspire and empower us to rethink and pursue a new reality in our educational ecosystems.