I did not fully grasp what was ahead of me when I sent in my application to become part of the third Lexington Education Leadership Award (LELA) Fellowship. Was this another advertising scheme? Did I just win $10,000,000 from Ed [Read More...]
What is the status of important funding decisions for personalized learning, such as the new Student Support and Academic Achievement block grant (Title IV of the Every Student Succeeds Act), Title I and other ed-tech funding sources and programs?
The excitement around this month’s “XQ: The Super School Project
” announcement created a contagious buzz around ten highly innovative high school models across the country. The ten winning schools were each awarded $10 million to execute their forward-facing [Read More...]
, a Silicon Valley-based consultancy emerging as a national leader in the design and implementation of personalized learning, is out with fresh, forceful evidence that well-designed, effectively implemented, pedagogically driven personalized learning can yield inspiring educational outcomes.
Education [Read More...]
Education Next’s new annual poll purports to show lackluster and declining interest in blended learning. However, the wording of the poll’s blended learning question is essentially about how much computer usage high schoolers should have during instruction.
To truly gauge [Read More...]
August 23, 2016
Submitted to the Virginia Board of Education, Committee on the Standards of Quality
President Cannaday and Members of the Virginia Board of Education,
We are writing to provide the input of the Lexington Institute as the [Read More...]
With last year’s SOL test scores just released, it is important to consider how Virginia can revitalize holding divisions and schools accountable for student results under a new federal education law. This is a pivotal opportunity for the commonwealth to [Read More...]
Truesdell Education Campus in the District of Columbia Public Schools, is quickly becoming one of the most innovative elementary schools in the region, with the student academic gains and outcomes to prove it. Central to this innovation is [Read More...]
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This fall, Northern Virginia’s Loudoun County Public Schools will introduce a new personalized learning approach in 15 elementary and secondary schools, adding a powerful strategy to the district’s overall vision [Read More...]
We are pleased to announce that applications are now open
for the third class of Lexington Education Leadership Award (LELA) Fellows. Applications are online here and will remain open through April 10th.
The LELA fellowship
remains the only national initiative [Read More...]