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LeBron James's School Drew Lots of Attention, but It Doesn't Take an NBA Star for Districts to Forge Innovative Partnerships

Sean Gill | Wed, 09/11/2019

If partnership schools prove able to turn around persistently struggling schools, they may be well the effort—but this is still a big if.

Going the Extra Mile for School Choice

Betheny Gross | Thu, 09/05/2019

Betheny Gross examines how five high-choice cities tackle the challenges of student transportation.

A Simple Recipe Needs Complex Conditions to Work

Robin Lake | Wed, 09/04/2019

Let districts be districts, when they work. But when they don’t, Robin Lake argues, try something else. 

New Ideas for a New Era of Public Education

How can schools prepare students for tomorrow’s challenges?
Considering ways to "unbundle" learning when the need for advanced skills, social cohesion, and adaptability have never been greater.

Can we create school accountability policies that people will believe in?
Ideas for integrated “light” governance to ensure necessary oversight while encouraging innovation and personalization.

How will teachers manage an increasingly complex profession? 
Elevating teacher voice and differentiating roles to better diagnose student needs, curate activities, and assess learning.

What can we do to prepare students for the work of the future?
Restructuring the traditional high school-college-career continuum to create more equitable pathways to economic and social mobility.