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What Does Valuable Federal Leadership for Personalized Learning Look Like? Personalized classroom learning integrating technology is drawing growing interest from educators, leading more schools around the country to begin adopting its many variations. This transformation of classroom practices began in public charter schools, where pioneering blended learning models were developed.  [Read More...]
Postal Trendwatch – May 2015 Click here to download the full report as PDF. Executive Summary The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) lost $754 million in Q1 FY 2015 despite an increase in revenue. The loss is more than double the agency’s $354 million deficit in [Read More...]
Try Performance Based Funding to Narrow Education Achievement Gaps From NJ Spotlight How can New Jersey schools address troubling achievement gaps, improve graduation rates and college- and career-readiness, while the state decreases the number of chronically poorly-performing schools AND increases the number of high-performing schools? Today, New Jersey taxpayers [Read More...]
Announcing the Lexington Education Leadership Award Winners The Lexington Institute is excited to announce that ten outstanding leaders from across the country have been accepted into the first Lexington Education Leadership Award (LELA) Fellowship. The LELA fellowship is an exciting and highly selective 6-month program designed to [Read More...]
We Must Better Prepare Children for Colleges of the Future From The San Diego Union-Tribune For high school seniors and their parents, March Madness often has a different connotation—worries about soon-to-be-delivered college acceptance and rejection notices.  And for most receiving good news, there are immediate questions about what they will [Read More...]
What First-Rate Charter School Authorizing Could Do for the Children of Newark Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ) A group of students and community organizers recently held a four-day sit-in at the Newark public school system’s headquarters — protesting Superintendent Cami Anderson’s leadership and demanding her resignation. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced his support for [Read More...]
Tips for Schools to Fund Blended Learning Initiatives With the broad attention that personalized blended learning is receiving around the country, public school superintendents and other decisionmakers are registering increased interest. While the powerful outcomes reported by the early adopters of these models are inspiring to many, responsible [Read More...]
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