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The History—and Future—of School Integration Defy Buzzwords

Paul Hill, Robin Lake | Wed, 07/03/2019

Paul Hill discusses the history of school integration and offers lessons learned about ways our school systems can better educate an increasingly diverse population.

Underserved Families Can't Always Manage School Choice Alone. Our New Report Shows How Navigators Can Help

Georgia Heyward, Ashley Jochim | Fri, 06/28/2019

Our latest report looks at a navigator organization that helps level the playing field so all families can find quality schools that meet their needs.

What if High School Were Different?

Georgia Heyward | Tue, 06/18/2019

To realize the goals of "new CTE," we must not only rethink our notions of vocational training; we must also reimagine how we go about secondary schooling.

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.