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Accelerating toward what?

Simply adding technologies to education systems does not change them in any fundamental way. It makes them more efficient at...

Published: January 18, 2023
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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A Year for Equity, Assessment and Accountability

This year equity, assessment and accountability were at the top of mind for our audience. Check out the list to...

Published: December 15, 2022
Topics: Assessment and Accountability, Education Equity
Racial Literacy for Personalized Learning Advocacy

Educators ready to interrupt systemic racism can apply now for a three-month workshop to learn strategies for creating classrooms of...

Published: December 12, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
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Approaching Whole Child Education from an Equity Perspective

Ensuring diversity and equity in schools and classrooms

Published: December 12, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Social Emotional Learning
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Caring for Student Health as an Educational Strategy

Health care represents an important component of student care.

Published: December 5, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Overcoming Challenges, Social Emotional Learning
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Becoming More Responsive to Student and Community Needs

Never “no.” Always “yes” or “not yet, but we’ll figure it out.”

Published: November 28, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Overcoming Challenges, Social Emotional Learning
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Engaging Families and Communities to Strengthen Student Supports and Services

These Ohio districts connect with families and reduce barriers to access.

Published: November 21, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Overcoming Challenges, Social Emotional Learning
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How Districts in Ohio Actualize Whole Child Principles

These Ohio districts convene the community to actualize whole child principles.

Published: November 15, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Overcoming Challenges, Social Emotional Learning
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Non-academic Supports Enhance Educational Outcomes in Ohio

These Ohio districts address non-academic supports to care for the whole child.

Published: November 8, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Social Emotional Learning
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Liberatory Education Today: AfroRithms from the Future

Guest author and contributor to our forecast Lonny Brooks explains how the gamified forecasting tool AfroRithms from the Futures works.

Published: October 13, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning
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Liberatory Education: Fulfilling Education’s Promises

What do systems look like when they move from equity to liberation? Take a look.

Published: October 7, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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A Liberatory Library: Connecting Through Our Differences

Providing book lists for elementary, middle and high school ages, Julia E. Torres explains why reading books by and about...

Published: September 1, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
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Working Toward a Liberatory Education System: Q&A with Laura Hilger

Liberatory education can mean different things to different people. Here’s how one of our teaching and learning directors sees it.

Published: August 10, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Six Areas Where Policy Is Advancing Student-Centered Learning

Watch a conversation about states passing student-centered education policies from the six areas of interest.

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A Conversation About a Liberatory Future of Learning

Forecast authors walk through KnowledgeWorks forecast on the future of learning.

Published: June 14, 2022
Topics: 101, Education Equity, Future of Learning
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Students Talk Equitable and Personalized Learning in Remaking Tomorrow Podcast Takeover

In this takeover of a podcast about the future of learning, we hear from those closest to learning: students.

Published: May 5, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
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What is liberatory education?

What is liberatory education? Let's break it down with the work of Zaretta Hammond and Rapheal Randall.

Published: March 31, 2022
Topics: 101, Education Equity
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Routes Not Ruts: Detracking Our Paths to Equity

Debunking myths that reinforce tracking and showing how personalized, competency-based learning pathways can replace it

Published: March 16, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
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The Fast Track to COVID Recovery Is Not Through Tracking

How state and local policymakers can dismantle tracking and build more student-centered, equitable education systems

Published: February 9, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
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More Than a Word

How we’re changing the way we work to center the needs, interests and passions of each student.

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Unlocking the Potential of College in High School for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities belong in college in high school programs, too.

Published: November 18, 2021
Topics: Early College High School, Education Equity
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Personalized, Competency-Based Learning Can and Should Replace Tracking – Here’s Why

Explore a series of 13 comparisons to demonstrate how tracking can and should be replaced with personalized, competency-based learning.

Published: November 16, 2021
Topics: Education Equity
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Let’s Face It: Tracking Is Intentional Systemic Inequity

Why tracking is problematic and what we can do about it.

Published: November 2, 2021
Topics: Education Equity