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Early College High School: How Earning College Credit in High School Leads to Success

Join us on Tuesday at 10:30am on Blog Talk Radio as we celebrate National Early College High School Week.

Published: March 24, 2014
Topics: Early College High School
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Watch a Preview of Our Next Forecast!

In November, KnowledgeWorks will be releasing our fourth full forecast on the future of learning, “Education in the Era of...

Published: September 18, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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A Guide to School Improvement Grant Implementation

A Guide to School Improvement Grant Implementation

Published: May 22, 2012
Topics: Education Policy
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Why We Want to Bring Blockchain to SXSWedu

Blockchain has intriguing potential to bring more distributed coordination to education. We want to explore that potential at SXSWedu next...

Published: August 13, 2016
Topics: Future of Learning
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Early College High Schools Deliver on College Readiness

When early college graduates go away to college, they’re ready. Because they’ve done it before.

Published: February 16, 2016
Topics: Early College High School
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How a Simple Schedule Change Supports Struggling Students

Teachers at Batesburg-Leesville High School “hacked” their lunch hour to provide students the opportunity for one-on-one support and resources in...

Published: August 15, 2019
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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
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Personalized Learning Focuses on Growth – Not Grades

Students are empowered to grow in a personalized, competency-based learning environment.

Published: August 1, 2019
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Building a More Equitable Future: Swanson Joins Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

Guest post by Mary Tighe Congrats to Jason Swanson, our director of Strategic Foresight, on recently joining the Royal Society...

Published: August 6, 2015
Topics: Future of Learning
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Speaking About the State of Children

Last week at the annual State of Our Children event in Fresno, California, educators and leaders from around the state...

Published: May 5, 2014
Topics: Community Partnerships
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Changing the Experience of First-Generation College Goers

At KnowledgeWorks early college high schools, we create individualized learning plans for students, provide them the necessary supports and create...

Published: January 17, 2014
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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World of Learning Attribute Cards

Download printable attribute cards for the World of Learning.

Published: October 15, 2011
Topics: Future of Learning
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Getting Kids Access to College About More Than Politics

Most of the reactions I’ve been seeing to last night’s State of the Union address fall predictably into three camps:...

Published: January 29, 2014
Topics: Early College High School, Education Policy, ESSA
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Early College High Schools Challenge Traditional Thinking

Success in a rigorous early college setting is not easy, but it is possible, as graduates from more than 300...

Published: January 11, 2016
Topics: Early College High School
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KnowledgeWorks and EASTCONN Partner to Serve the Needs of Rural Connecticut

KnowledgeWorks is teaming up with EASTCONN to support the unique needs of five districts in rural Northeastern Connecticut.

Published: April 9, 2019
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Local Learning Festival Aims to Amplify Youth Voices

Greater Cincinnati Remake Learning Days provides a wide variety of activities, in many cases helping youth recognize and develop voice.

Published: May 3, 2021
Topics: Future of Learning
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Growing Culture through Intentional Celebrations

Purposeful recognition doesn’t just impact individuals – it can help change the system.

Published: August 26, 2021
Topics: Vision and Culture
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Relationships Matter – For More Reasons Than You Think

Getting to know students means getting to know how they learn – and adapting instruction to include what you’ve learned.

Published: September 13, 2021
Topics: 101, Social Emotional Learning
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Meet Ayren Batiste, a Future High-School Junior with Their Eyes on Success

Ayren is a fictional character from IMPACT: Learning Edition, and what they want for the future you might want, too.

Published: September 21, 2021
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Published: December 12, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning
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One District Shares Their Personalized, Competency-Based Learning Journey

This video showcases a South Carolina district’s work to ensure each student gets what they need to achieve at the...

Published: September 17, 2021
Topics: 101, Systems Change
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For Strong Classroom Culture, Educators Need Support Navigating Social-Emotional Learning

To build strong, culturally responsive classrooms, educators need the support of their learning communities.

Published: September 23, 2021
Topics: Education Equity, Social Emotional Learning