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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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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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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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10 Smartest Cities: Leading on Innovation

We ranked cities on a dozen dimensions including the level of innovation in school districts and charter schools. Here are our top 10.

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Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC)

Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

How Smart Cities Develop Teachers & Leaders

How smart cities and a regional approach to talent development can share the load and create an ecosystem that continues to improve. And, how a blended and job-embedded approach to talent development creates the opportunity for personalized learning and ensures highly relevant support for real challenges.

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10 Ways Cities Can Foster a Climate of Improvement and Innovation

A hunch is catching on that ecosystems matter for producing and scaling innovation. This hypothesis is based on two significant threads of evidence—talent and tech ecosystems.

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