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September 11, 2018

Why Youth Need Social Capital and How Schools Can Help

A discussion with Christensen Institute's Director of Education Julie Freeland Fisher on social capital, disruptive innovation, and her new book, Who You Know: Unlocking Innovations That Expand Students' Networks.

July 30, 2018

Career Ready High Schools

After reviewing Ryan Craig's book we searched for examples of high school programs that put young people on the first rung of an attractive economic ladder.

May 02, 2018

Business Partners Define Badges for San Diego Students

How industry defined digital badges are supporting authentic, competency-based learning and work experiences that help students build rich, digital portfolios to support their college applications and career aspirations.

November 15, 2017

Chan Zuckerberg Backs Personalized Learning R&D Agenda

This month Tom traveled to the Fusion conference where he sat down with Bror Saxberg and Jim Shelton of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to hear more about their personalized learning and R&D agenda.

November 01, 2017

Getting Smart Podcast | Julie Young on Powerful Online College Prep

Download and listen in to an interview with Julie Young, CEO of ASU Prep Digital. Hear Julie's predictions on the future of online learning, what made FLVS and ASU Prep Digital huge successes, future plans for the program and reflections on her time at FLVS. You'll also learn why concurrent enrollment is opening more doors for students.

August 07, 2017

Staying Ahead of the Robots: What Grads Should Know and Be Able To Do

The automation economy is changing the employment landscape, making it a good time to reconsider the purpose and goals of public education. How do we prepare students for success in the future?

May 15, 2017

10 Strategies for Strengthening Academic and Social Support

The College Readiness Initiative launched through College Spark Washington has shown promising and informative results, and evaluation of the program suggests these 10 lessons for improving college readiness.

May 08, 2017

How to Promote College Readiness: A Washington State Case Study

Since 2005, College Spark Washington has awarded more than $50 million to college readiness and degree completion programs. Learn more about how this innovative program is exponentially improving students' college, career and life readiness.

April 03, 2017

IBM Prep: Chicago's Goode STEM Partners for Associate Degrees and IT Careers

Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy, a Chicago early college high school, helps students gain valuable work experience, earn a free associate degree and leave school with the possibility of a job offer.

March 29, 2017

Conspiracy of 10 Lessons and Innovations Drive Postsecondary Learning

The majority of students are still leaving high school unprepared for college and career, but the good news is there are at least ten trends that will drive improved options and outcomes for learners of all ages.



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