Twenty-five districts that are changing the trajectory by working on blended, personalized and competency-based learning. They are big and small, from urban and rural, east and west-representative of the American education challenge.


A Gates Foundation funded report indicated that public charter school students are making greater gains in math and reading than similar students at comparable schools. Studied schools are also adopting similar practices such as personal learning paths, competency-based progression and flexible learning environments.


A Getting Smart paper produced in partnership with Rosetta Stone, explores the potential of world language educators to lead the shift to school and district-wide blended, competency-based, deeper learning models. A follow-up to "The Next Generation of World Language Learning."


A new Getting Smart paper tells the stories of schools across the country that are dedicated to creating a next-gen learning environment that sets high expectations for college readiness, personalizes learning for all students, and is optimized for scale.


One hundred education CEOs, convened by GSV's Michael Moe and Deborah Quazzo, gather to discuss how ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to participate in the future.


Using a flex model, every community can afford to have a great high school. Here are 12 specific benefits of flex models that every district should consider.


A discussion with Boston-based John Tweeddale, the senior vice president of efficacy and quality at Pearson. Learn about the company's customer-facing K-12 and higher education work in North America and how his team defines measurable outcomes for customers.


It's important to help prepare principals for their roles by identifying effective best practices for the development of new leaders.


The current system of preparing U.S. schools and system leaders is broken. What do principals need to know and be able to do for the leadership challenges they'll face?


Guest blog from My School Information Design Challenge judges Duncan Swain, Sandy Speicher and Leslie Ziegler highlighting how design can enable and empower schools.


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