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Smart List: 45 Advocacy Orgs Making a Difference

Today we are recognizing 45 policy and advocacy organizations. These groups put students first, set the path, and lead the conversation.

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A New Start on Accountability

Building off the new blog series, #TheNewAccountability, how student-centered learning, meaningful data, and innovation zones can improve school accountability systems.

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Happy 80th Anniversary Communications Act: Time for a Rewrite

The Communications Act of 1934 still governs telecommunications in America and while updated periodically, it has not been modernized in 18 years. From phones to television to technology that hadn't previously existed, a lot has changed but dated regulations continue to view the communications sector in silos for disti...

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Improving Student Engagement With Course Access

By: Neil Campbell. Course Access provides students with more control and autonomy over their learning and can help motivate and engage students by enabling them to select whatever courses they want, in the formats they prefer.

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Middle Grade Math Blends: 10 Lessons Learned

We’ve been studying middle grade math blends and with the help of guest authors and partners we’ve observed 10 lessons.

2 months ago by

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Agilix

Agilix develops innovative learning solutions that enable students and educators to take control of the learning experience. Agilix products include xLi, an eXtensible Learning Infrastructure for Partners and Buzz, a Personalized Learning System for mastery-based learning.

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Local & State Policies That Boost Achievement & Innovation

Local and state policy makers should enact pro-growth, pro-achievement, pro-employability, and pro-innovation policies to help boost achievement and innovation.

3 months ago by

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EdTech 10: No Brain Drain Here

Summer Brain Drain is a well-documented concept. However, our team has recently noticed that the dreaded “summer slump” that sends out-of-practice kids into classrooms each fall doesn’t seem to affect adults. In fact, we’ve got evidence that teachers and leaders will be showing up with new tools to drive new pr...

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