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An Elementary School is Helping Students Gain Social Emotional Skills Through Leadership Internships

One school is North Carolina is offering the benefits of internships to elementary school students, and with great results.

Published: October 22, 2018
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
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Because Readers of All Ages Should Treat Yo’ Shelf

Get a preview of books by some of the great authors lines up for the 12th annual Books by the...

Published: October 18, 2018
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Welcome to the Algorithmic Hiring Center

At the Thrival Festival’s Life.Code Interactive Experience, we simulated a hiring process from the year 2040.

Published: October 17, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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Our Call to Action Starts with One Question: How Are the Children?

How are the children? Until the answer is, “all are well and thriving,” all of us in education have work...

Published: October 16, 2018
Topics: Transformation
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ESSA Promises Meaningful Assessments

ESSA provides states flexibility to design personalized education systems that respond to the needs of every student.

Published: October 15, 2018
Topics: Education Policy, ESSA
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Educators are Coming Together to Scale Personalized Learning in Colorado

Garfield Public School District 16 is partnering with the Colorado Education Initiative to rethink teaching and learning to better support...

Published: October 10, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity, Vision and Culture
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Are Today’s Students Ready for Possible Future of Work Contexts? What We Learn from Dennie

The fictional story of Dennie raises important questions about what people might need to know and be able to do...

Published: October 5, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
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More Than Test Scores: How One School’s Culture of Data Honors All Learners

A middle school principal created data binders for every teacher for every one of their students to help personalize planning...

Published: October 2, 2018
Topics: Assessement & Accountability, Vision and Culture
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New Resource on How States Are Using Federal Policy to Enable Students to Earn College Credits in High School

In "ESSA: State-by-State Analysis," the College in High School Alliance examines how each state has approached college in high school...

Published: October 1, 2018
Topics: Early College High School, Education Equity, Education Policy
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Are Today’s Students Ready for Possible Future of Work Contexts? What We Learn from Marika

The fictional story of Marika raises important questions about what people might need to know and be able to do...

Published: September 28, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
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These Free Classroom Printables Will Help Introduce and Reinforce Growth Mindset Throughout the School Year

We created a series of three free bulletin board posters to help reinforce growth mindset in your classroom.

Published: September 27, 2018
Topics: Helping Teachers, Social Emotional Learning
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Staff Spotlight: Rolando Fernando

Rolando Fernando values how StrivePartnerships work can be used to address questions of equity.

Published: September 25, 2018
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ESSA: State-by-State Analysis

ESSA presents a unique opportunity for states and districts to help more students enter and complete college by implementing school designs...

Published: September 21, 2018
Topics: Early College High School, Education Equity, Education Policy
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After the Deluge, Let’s Spark Hope in Our Children

While Hurricane Florence has exited North Carolina, the devastation continues to unfold.

Published: September 21, 2018
Topics: Education Equity, Social Emotional Learning
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Acting Today to Embrace the Future for Learning

If we are willing to embrace possibilities, we can begin to take an active role in shaping the future of...

Published: September 20, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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More Than Checking Boxes: Personalized Learning at Saluda Trail Middle School

At Saluda Trail STEAM Middle School, the school culture of failing forward is vital to their efforts to transform learning.

Published: September 19, 2018
Topics: 101
Building an Equity Movement for High-Quality College in High School

The CHSA has been awarded a $1.2 million award to help expand access to high-quality college in high school programs.

Published: September 13, 2018
Topics: Early College High School, Education Equity, Education Policy
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Video: North Dakota State Leaders Join Forces to Encourage Innovation

District-level innovation in North Dakota is possible thanks in part to the North Dakota education innovation bill, SB 2186.

Published: September 12, 2018
Topics: Education Policy
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Staff Spotlight – Abbie Forbus and Considering the Whole Child

For Abbie Forbus, a teaching and learning director with KnowledgeWorks, school has always been special.

Published: September 11, 2018
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New Career and Technical Education Act Supports Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Improvements in the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act support specific populations of students, including students...

Published: September 10, 2018
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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Are Today’s Students Ready for Possible Future of Work Contexts? What We Learn from Humberto

The fictional story of Humberto raises important questions about what people might need to know and be able to do...

Published: September 7, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning, Readiness
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Readiness Roadblocks and Avenues

As technology advances, we need to ask what we will be doing in future work environments.

Published: September 6, 2018
Topics: Emerging Trends, Future of Learning
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What We Want for Students We Have to Want for Teachers, Too

When a teacher feels trusted and is empowered, everyone wins.

Published: September 5, 2018
Topics: 101, Helping Teachers
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Personalized Learning Embraced in New Federal Career and Technical Education Law

The renewal the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act marks a major win for workforce training advocates and...

Published: September 4, 2018
Topics: Education Policy