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How Houston Schools Are Making it a Great Global City

Houston is rapidly becoming a great global city. Houston schools are a big part of the success story. So when next month when Superintendent Terry Grier steps down, he should deserve a lot of credit for his contribution to Space City.

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“Smart Cities, Smart Parents & GenDIY” with Linda Buchner, Driven 2 Educate Podcast

In Linda Buchner's new podcast, she talks to Tom Vander Ark about Smart Cities, Smart Parents, and GenDIY, three thought leadership campaigns attempting to illuminate the path forward.

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Bay Blends Advance Personalized Learning

When it comes to innovation, the Bay Area is a great place to see a wide range of schools doing great things. From public options for montessori to design thinking models that challenge traditional school, we were inspired to see the options that are available for students in the Bay Area.

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Smart Cities Need Great Schools, The Best Antidote to Poverty

Here are seven standout elements for creating environments, that are important when creating great schools, the best long term antidote to the cycle of poverty.

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Blended Learning in New Orleans

Take a virtual field trip with us, as we dive into what school looks like in New Orleans, 10 years after Hurricane Katrina.

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College Spark Washington funds programs across Washington state that help low-income students become college-ready and earn their degrees.

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Smart Cities: What is the Secret to Pittsburgh’s Innovative Mindset?

By: Justin Aglio. The City of Pittsburgh will proudly celebrate its 200th year anniversary on March 18, 2016. In the last 200 years, Pittsburgh has continuously reinvented itself by demonstrating an innovative mindset. What is the secret to Pittsburgh’s innovative mindset?

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Feed My Starving Children: Community Comes Together for Global and Local Impact

A local community in Minnesota is coming together to take on one of the biggest issues of our time and they’re doing it in a thoughtful and collaborative way. Further proof that communities can connect kids and citizens to broader causes. In doing so, we help students reach broader goals.

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