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We Need to Ask the Right Questions about Corruption and Charter Schools

Paul Hill | Tue, 12/03/2019

Attackers and defenders of charter schools are free to pick cases and attach labels, but we shouldn’t lump actual corruption or theft in with debatably unwise uses of funds.

An Innovation Network: A More Diverse and Inclusive Way to Innovate

Betheny Gross | Wed, 11/20/2019

Our network participants are already showing the potential benefits of the shift toward local problem solving.

In Judging the Consequences of Charter Growth, Weigh Benefits to District Students Against Financial Strains

Paul Hill | Mon, 11/18/2019

Settling for cherry-picked or incomplete evidence isn't necessary.

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.