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NewSchools is Sponsoring Innovative New Schools

NewSchools Venture Fund is building a national portfolio of innovative schools by supporting teams that plan to open a new school by 2018 or plan on innovating key dimensions of an existing, high-performing school.

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Impact at Scale: Gates Foundation Celebrates 15 Years

In its 15 year, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest foundation remains excited about the pace of innovation, ending several diseases in Africa, sanitation and hygiene in India, and new payment systems for the world’s poor.

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Smart Cities: Salt Lake City Is a Growing Innovation Hub

Salt Lake City is becoming an EdTech hot spot. While it's still news to some well informed locals, EdTech companies, startups, schools and state policies have all taken innovative strides towards enhancing the learning environment for students.

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15 Tips For New Superintendents

Being a public school superintendent is the hardest job I’ve ever witnessed or experienced. If you’re new to the job or know someone who is, here are 15 tips for your first few months.

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10 Reasons You Should Visit The American International School of Utah

In a recent visit to the American International School of Utah, Tom identified some remarkable features of this next gen school. This post highlight 10 reasons why the school is worth adding to your list of places to visit!

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Canvas by Instructure

Canvas by Instructure is the LMS that gets used. Canvas connects teachers, tools, ideas, and students, and then stays out of the way. With all the built-in features you need and the integrations you want, Canvas makes teaching and learning easier, enabling you to take education to a higher level.

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Inclusive and Iterative Plan Drives Rhode Island Forward

The story from The Ocean State of the most innovative planning process we’ve seen from a state or district, particularly in regards to inclusion and iteration. And, our historic opportunity to dramatically improve student learning.

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Getting Smart Podcast | Jeff Petty, Puget Sound Consortium for School Innovation

For episode two of the Getting Smart Podcast, Bonnie talks Deeper Learning and education leadership prep with Jeff Petty, Founder & Director of the Puget Sound Consortium for School Innovation, a Big Picture Learning initiative.

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