To truly realize the mission of public education, we need to reach out to parents to educate them about the choices available to them and their children. Providing choice is of limited value if we cannot ensure our students end up in the school that is best suited to meet their specific educational needs.Read More
Research shows that students who drop out are influenced by a wide range of factors, and that the act of leaving school is usually not the consequence of any one particular event, but rather a long process of disengagement.Read More
Countless numbers of students fall through the educational system each year as they attempt to conform to the limitations of traditional schools. Their struggle to persist is often through no fault of their own. Location, life circumstances, and physical and emotional issues are far bigger and more common barriers than any problems with attitude, discipline, or motivation.Read More
The opportunity for classroom and school leaders to adapt to the needs of their students as individual learners is critical to the future success of our K-12 education system.
With this in mind, I’m thrilled to share with you our 2018 recipients for the Innovative Educator Prize.Read More
Parents want and should expect to receive the best learning outcomes for their children, regardless of how much money they make, where they live, or any individual learning challenges. Educational choice is not just about providing options for parents and their children; it’s also a social movement that can potentially propel our entire educational system into more innovative learning environments.Read More
We live in an age of unparalleled innovation that calls for equally innovative measures to ensure that students aren’t sidelined by skill deficits and educational gaps in the future. High school is a crucial time for laying the foundations to prepare them for the best and brightest futures possible, and today we have the tools to make this happen.Read More
Exposure to technology helps to prepare our children for the future of work—a future that is increasingly location-independent and isn’t ruled by the clock.