smart cities


Smart Cities: Columbus

Two promising developments stood out on two trips to Columbus last month. The first is the four term Mayor’s Education Commission focused on revitalizing Columbus City Schools. The second is first ring suburban districts charting the path forward.

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Reynoldsburg Schools Attracting Rave Reviews

Yesterday I visited the Reynoldsburg Schools in Columbus, Ohio and had a chance to see the great work being done in the schools that is drawing attention not only statewide but nationally. In this piece by the Columbus Dispatch the schools’ efforts at innovating around STEM and career and college readiness was highlighted with a visit from U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Deb Delisle to tour the innovative programs.

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Smart Cities: Twin Cities is no Wobegon but on the Rise

A Literacy Specialist in the Eden Prairie School District said, “I am thinking about the thousands of iPads being handed out to kids right now in districts around the Twin Cities and I’m curious to see what we will be able to do with them and to what degree we will be able to differentiate for our students.”