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September 26, 2018

Network of Place-Based Community-Connected Rural Schools Receive Grant to Expand

Small community-connected schools sharing resources in networks & leveraging local learning opportunities may be the solution to the rural education decline.

August 27, 2018

Back to School in El Paso: District and New Tech Expand Partnership

On the first day of school, we joined El Paso ISD Superintendent Juan Cabrera on a tour of school visits including several of the nine schools in the district that belong to the New Tech Network. Here's our recap.

July 25, 2018

Better Together: Why Schools Should Work in Networks

A look at the power of school networks and Tom's new book, co-authored by Lydia Dobyns, Better Together: How to Leverage School Networks for Smarter Personalized and Project Based Learning.

January 17, 2018

League of Innovative Schools: A Network Creating the Future of Learning

Ninety-three of the most forward-leaning school districts in the country make up the League of Innovative Schools, the flagship network of district superintendents at Digital Promise. In this post, I look at what they're doing and why it works.

December 26, 2017

Integrated Learning Propels Pittsburgh Students

Post 5 of our #RemakeLearning series explores how a group of schools with shared ideals, practices and tools are changing life trajectories for youth and inspiring a culture of possibility.

November 17, 2017

Transforming High Schools: 8 Strategies for EdLeaders

Transforming urban high schools is enormously challenging. In this post, Tom shares 8 effective strategies he's observed through his work and visits to hundreds of schools around the country.

June 13, 2017

Scaling Personalized Learning: Alex Hernandez on Creating a Shared Vision

Alex Hernandez of Charter School Growth Fund shares lessons learned from charter networks. To scale personalized learning schools must define what excellence looks like--a shared vision for powerful learning experiences--and build an organization completely in service of that vision.

June 08, 2017

Network Effects in Education

Networks of aligned people are powerful, always have been, but now that they're all connected they operate a lot more like a live organism than a hierarchy.

May 30, 2017

Transforming Border Learning Experiences: New Tech Network in El Paso

The EPISD schools have been shifting from test-prep to active learning--with a combination of personalized, project-based, and social emotional learning with a strong commitment to dual language. One example of this shift is Oso New Tech, part of Bowie High School, a project-based learning academy focused on student literacy.

May 22, 2017

AltSchool: Designing the Future of Learning

For the past four years, AltSchool has been building a technology-enabled network to empower and connect families, students and teachers. Learn more about what else this innovative school is working toward.

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