Rocketship Education, which operates a network of blended learning elementary schools, will be opening seven new schools in 2015-16, including two in Washington.
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February 26, 2014
January 29, 2014
Alpine School District, the largest in Utah, serves more than 73,000 students in 80 schools in a sprawling area south of Salt Lake City. It has among the lowest per-pupil-funding in the country, but strong academic results. The district has several partnerships with local companies resulting in school-wide improvements and individual student success stories.
January 28, 2014
A Chicago school, and many others, find ways to extend the reach of "blended learning" for children from impoverished families.
January 27, 2014
A person who knows state government, but is relatively new to the digital learning revolution asked what to read to get up to speed. Here's a quick list.
January 20, 2014
A couple of people called last week looking for advice for state and district leaders on personalized learning. Here's a recap of our conversations.
January 17, 2014
The Miami Dade County School District won the 2012 Broad Prize. Reviewers noted the use of data to drive minority achievement gains and a unique problem-solving strategy to help challenged schools improve their student performance.
January 10, 2014
The first half of this update on LA highlighted the warming ed-tech scene and the first Startup Weekend EDU in the City of Angels scheduled for the weekend of January 24th at UCLA Anderson. This post highlights some of the blended developments in LA schools.
December 30, 2013
The expectation debate in this country has been focused on common math and English standards but there are other outcomes that can be even more important to life success. A University of Chicago CCSR review and a couple of popular books suggest, "We don't teach the most important skills."
December 16, 2013
It's been a big year for innovations in learning. If 2012 was the year of the MOOC, 2013 was the year blended learning went mainstream--even schools that were just layering tabs on top of an obsolete model called it "blended." The following are 14 developments to watch for in 2014.
December 09, 2013
Now that the world's knowledge is widely and freely available, why are we still so largely uneducated? Why are there still big employment skill gaps? Why is civic knowledge so low? Why is the wealth gap widening not shrinking?