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Learning Inside and Outside of School: What Can the Four-Day Week Teach Us?

Georgia Heyward, Antonio Parés | Tue, 03/19/2019

Rural districts using the four-day school week schedule are experimenting with new, holistic and community-embedded learning opportunities on the fifth, unscheduled school day.

Resilience, Hope, and the Power of the Collective: What Puerto Rico can Teach the States about Education Reform

Robin Lake | Thu, 03/14/2019

Puerto Rico’s efforts to improve educational opportunities are rich, varied and locally driven.

Chicago’s mayor sees through the fog on school autonomy

Paul Hill | Wed, 02/20/2019

In a look at Chicago's dramatic school improvements, Paul Hill argues that school autonomy distinguishes high-performing schools from the run of the mill.

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.