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Progress Report: Ohio Straight A Fund

By: Michael Harlow. In Jan. 2013, Ohio Governor John Kasich introduced the idea of a competitive grant challenge to infuse innovative practices into Ohio’s K-12 schools which became known as the Straight A Innovation Fund. These dollars have been used towards fostering better learning environments for students. He...

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10 Lessons Learned from Game Changers and Ground Breakers

For the last year, we have been following several of these NGLC game changers and ground breakers and have learned from both their challenges and their successes. When asked about the lessons learned that they would share with those looking to embark on a similar journey of education transformation, these personalized ...

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Leading Students to a World of Possible

Sally Doulton shares her experience how visiting schools half way around the world showed her that no matter where you are, Teachers have the power to open students to a world of possible.

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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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Who Moved My Desk?

In a back to school meeting last week, a 5th year teacher had a "Who Moved My Cheese" moment over the loss of her desk due to a shift to blended learning.

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Lessons in Leadership: Remembering Barbara Dreyer

Founder and CEO of Connections Education, Barbara Dreyer was an unassuming but powerful leader that helped launch the online learning revolution.

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Teacher Effectiveness – A Race to Nowhere Redux (The Urgency of Now)

By: Alvin Crawford. How do we attack challenges that have to do with educational equity for all students? How do we build strong teachers and leaders that are able to help students prepare for college and careers? It's time to consider a new avenue.

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