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What if We Wanted for All Kids What We Want for Our Kids?

In “Our Kids,” Putnam utilizes personal storytelling and data analysis to paint a clear picture of what it is like to grow up poor in America.

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10 Next Steps for EdLeaders: The Advanced Course

As we head to Atlanta to join Fulton County Schools in a leadership discussion, here are 10 tips for superintendents and principals as they work to create next generation schools including creating a learner exchange vision, identifying and sharing your theories, and learning about new school models.

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Driving Innovation from the White House

The White House will host its own Demo Day (#WHDemoDay) on August 4. Innovators from around the country will join President Obama to “demo” their individual success stories and show why we need to give every American the opportunity to pursue their bold, game-changing ideas

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9 Digital Learning Resources: Hitting Refresh on the #SmartSeries

This summer we worked with Digital Learning Now to hit refresh on a series of papers that provide specific guidance regarding the adoption of higher standards and quality assessments focusing on the shift to personalized digital learning.

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NewSchools Ignite: Funding Entrepreneurs and Filling EdTech Gaps

NewSchools Venture fund announces EdTech accelerator and Science Learning Challenge to find solutions for the most challenging gaps in K-12 EdTech.

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Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC)

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

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11 Tips to Find the Elusive Work/Life Balance

As parents, educators and business leaders we should keep in mind the importance of staying balanced. The work/life balance can be difficult to find. Here are 11 tips that work for Team Getting Smart.

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Why We Should Worry Less About the Achievement Gap

We need to revolutionize math perceptions if we want to close the experience gap and eliminate its most evident symptom: the achievement gap.

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