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Some Charter Schools Use Their Flexibility to Serve Students With Disabilities. Our New Report Shows How More Schools Can Do the Same.

Robin Lake, Betheny Gross | Sat, 10/19/2019

Schools need not wait for ideal policy conditions to begin improving education for students with disabilities.

Propelling Career and Technical Education in a Portfolio System

Georgia Heyward | Wed, 09/25/2019

How do efforts to reinvent career and technical education fit into a broader portfolio strategy to improve the quality and diversity of school options for students?

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.

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.