As part of our series on opening great schools, here is advice from education experts who have opened many new schools on what to include on the final pre-opening checklist.


We surveyed 20 experts and education leaders about the important aspects of new school development, and here are 10 leadership lessons they shared for successful new school development.


The national Redefining Ready! campaign was launched by the AASA to more fully communicate readiness for college, careers and life. Here is a recap of what was learned.


What's most important when opening a new school? I asked 20 experts and it's clear that getting the culture right is the single most important factor in the long term success of a school.


In an effort to help educators select a strategy appropriate for intended outcomes, this post is an attempt at providing a framework for variations on project-based learning (PBL).


There's never been a better time to transform a classroom or open a new school, and here are several examples of next-gen schools currently paving the way for innovations in education.


In three months 32 Boise teenagers will experience a very different kind of school, one "rooted in empathy, innovation and student-centered learning" to prepare them for whatever path they choose after graduation.


We've been visiting cities all over the country and it's clear that any city making progress in education is doing so with an active intermediation layer, such as the city of Phoenix.


A school board director asked us what the major milestones in K-12 are on a recent school visit, so here is a list created from several sources detailing what K12 students should know, be able to do and when.


A recent school tour of three Bay Area schools with some blended learning experts helped provide answers to some of the common questions we hear about how to implement blended learning.


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