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Case Study: Timken Early College High School Offers a Way Up, Not a Way Out

Read a case study about Timken Early College High School to learn how this school shows how an early college...

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Forecast 4.0 – The Future of Learning: Education in the Era of Partners in Code

KnowledgeWorks’ fourth comprehensive forecast on the future of learning explores provocations at the intersection three impact layers and five drivers...

Published: December 1, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Improving Student Outcomes Through Collective Impact: A Guide for Federal Policymakers

As the largest investor in the nation's education system, the federal government is in a unique position to help scale...

Published: October 14, 2014
Topics: Building Capacity, Education Policy, Systems Change
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The Case for Early College High Schools

With the right supports, early college high schools students are succeeding in college and beyond, at unprecedented rates.

Published: March 27, 2013
Topics: Early College High School, Systems Change
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Recommendations for a Second Term: A Federal Transition Memorandum

Read a memo issued from KnowledgeWorks to then Secretary of Education Arne Duncan with recommendations for his second term.

Published: November 26, 2012
Topics: Systems Change
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Forecast 3.0: Recombinant Education: Regenerating the Learning Ecosystem

An action-oriented update to KnowledgeWorks second full forecast on the future of learning, 2020 Forecast: Creating the Future of Learning,...

Published: September 1, 2012
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Transforming to a World of Learning: A Federal Policy Agenda

As a leader in applying future trends to educational transformation, KnowledgeWorks seeks to inform thought leaders about the policy conditions...

Published: May 1, 2012
Topics: Systems Change
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Creating a New World of Learning: A Toolkit for Changemakers

Creating a New World of Learning: A Toolkit for Changemakers is a guide to help individuals and organizations become active catalysts and...

Published: April 19, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Starting from Scratch: Dayton Early College Academy

Dayton Early College Academy opened in 2003 as the first early college high school in Ohio and one of just...

Published: August 13, 2009
Topics: Early College High School, Overcoming Challenges, Systems Change
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Cleveland Heights High School Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Recognizing that the old comprehensive model wasn’t able to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student body, the Cleveland...

Published: August 13, 2009
Topics: Overcoming Challenges, Systems Change
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A Different School of Thought: Toledo Early College High School

As part of its Early College High Schools initiative (ECHS), KnowledgeWorks and its partners supported a network of nine schools...

Published: August 13, 2009
Topics: Early College High School, Systems Change, Vision and Culture
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Most Likely to Succeed: Real-Life Stories of Progress in Five Redesigned Urban High Schools

In "Most Likely to Succeed," you can read real-life stories of progress from the front lines of high school reform.

Published: August 13, 2009
Topics: Overcoming Challenges, Systems Change