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.


School leadership was challenging when it was a technical challenge—a largely understood task of optimizing the old age cohort standards-based model. With an improving opportunity set brought about by new tools and new school models, the job is increasingly adaptive.


Course Access programs allow students to participate in part-time online learning. A half a dozen states have taken steps to expand access, particularly for high school students, to advanced courses, electives, world languages, and career and technical courses. According to a report issued by The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), Course Access, "Is a mechanism by which students can gain equitable access to a variety of courses in a programmatic effort to increase access, quality and equity in public education."


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