Smart Cities

Learning

Five Trends Demand Smart States

Innovation is sustained by advocacy and policy, and that makes the role of state leadership and policy essential. Smart Cities focuses on urban areas, but these keys apply to states as well. State leaders should aspire to creating an environment that works for everyone.

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EdTech

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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Leadership

How Pittsburgh Created An Innovation Hub For Learning

By: Gregg Behr. Foundations in Pittsburgh asked, "Can we build a region-wide learning network that expands opportunities for kids to learn anytime, anywhere?" Millions have been invested over the past decade to nurture a new model built on the themes of “cluster development” and the structures that makes innovation...

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Leadership

SXSWedu: Smart Cities

Every region needs to improve learning opportunities fast. This was the focal point of the discussion at SXSWedu that engaged contributors of the recently published 'Smart Cities' book.

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Leadership

The Leadership it Takes to Create Smart Cities

Leaders of Smart Cities need a vision of a better future, capacity and political capital, knowledge of current tools, new ways of learning and working, and community agreements to create environments that work better for students and teachers.

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Foundation for Excellence in Education

The Foundation for Excellence in Education is igniting a movement of reform, state by state, to transform education for the 21st century economy. Excellence in Action, the organization’s flagship initiative, is working with lawmakers and policymakers to advance education reform across America.

Leadership

Growing Smart Cities By Networking New School Champions

Harbormasters takes ownership of citywide results, sponsors new schools, develops talent, and advocates for productive policies. Ten of these city-based nonprofits were selected as members of the Emerging Harbormaster Network (EHN) by NGLC and Education Cities.

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Common High Expectations: A Conversation With Mayor Kevin Johnson

Mayor Kevin Johnson sits down with Tom to talk Common Core, his leadership with the United States Conference of Mayors, and his mission to make Sacramento “a city that works for everyone.”

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