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Public Opinion of Education Reports from EducationNext and Gallup

Americans Like Their Schools Just Fine — But Not Yours As a new school year gets underway, the Common Core remains a partisan flashpoint, while Americans overall have serious concerns about the direction of our public education system. That’s according … Continue reading

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Next Gen Learning Is Gaining Traction

Don’t look now, but… next generation learning is gaining traction. Students in schools across the country are experiencing learning that is personalized, competency-based, blended, student-centered, project-based, and driving towards deeper, 21st-century skills. The school designs are raw, the technology still … Continue reading

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Getting Started and Scaling Competency-based Education

As we build capacity in understanding CBE in our district and throughout the state, I am often approached with questions about how to get started or how to scale and sustain the work. I usually respond by asking how many … Continue reading

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Teachers: How Slowing Down Can Lead to Great Change

Sometimes, in order to gain perspective on a situation, I imagine myself zooming into outer space and looking down on whatever is going on. From a distance of thousands of feet above whatever craziness is happening I can see more … Continue reading

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