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Smart List: 40 People Shaping the Future of K-12 Education

Today we are recognizing 40 thought leaders and change makers shaping the future of U.S. K-12 education.

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Preparing Principals: Best Practices and Next Steps

In the third of three posts on principal preparation and development Tom shares Best practices, next steps and recommendations to preparing principals to boost the achievement of American students.

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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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How Designers Can Enable and Empower Our Schools

Good design shifts the way people think about the world around them. It has the power to inform and empower by providing a greater understanding of complex issues. Graphic designers have the unique ability to take information and transform it through data visualization.

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Acton Academy: An Invitation to a Hero’s Journey

Acton Academy is small private K-9 school in Austin. The core promise is that each student will “Begin a Hero's Journey.” Located in Austin, Texas, students learn that courage, grit, and perseverance matter far more than regurgitation.

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K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. is leading the transformation to individualized learning as the nation's foremost provider of technology-powered online solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school.

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Preparing for Conversations with Parents

Designing conversations with parents about their student's academic levels, pace, and progress in competency-based education and helping parents and their students appreciate the value of personalized learning. emphasis on personalized learning based on where students are in their learning

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Magnolia Montessori Begins to Bloom

Magnolia Montessori in Austin, TX proves it’s not the building that makes a school great, its the culture.

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