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Schools are supposed to be the great equalizers. Yet it is far too difficult to tell which cities or states do the most to ensure that all children receive equitable access to strong public schools. […]
While context is dramatically different in each of our member cities, there is one challenge they all face – finding and financing charter school facilities. We’ve been working with our members for more than two […]
Sharhonda Bossier discusses her own education activism, how personal experience drives her work, and what more the reform community needs to do to work directly with families and communities.
“Education Cities believes we’re entering a third era of talent management in education. Call it Talent 3.0.”
“You might be able to instigate change from on high, but you can’t sustain it over time unless you have community and electoral support.”
Ethan Gray speaks at SXSWEdu about what could happen when teachers are in charge, parents have power and big bureaucracies are a thing of the past.
“An “incubator for incubators” bringing together ten aspiring regional groups and providing them with training on personalized learning curriculum.”
“When it comes to telling powerful stories to inspire change, we have a lot to learn from one public school student in New York City.”
“I wish things like courage, conviction and commitment were contagious, so when people met the parents I’ve worked with they too would DO something to guarantee every child attended an excellent school.”
“Can the lessons of individual schools and school networks that have shown success with “personalized” models of education be applied to whole systems? That’s the hope of a new partnership between Education Cities and Next […]
Next Generation Learning Challenges and Education Cities announced that ten city-based education nonprofits and foundations across the U.S. have been selected as members of the Emerging Harbormaster Network.
Education Cities, a network of city-based nonprofits and foundations dedicated to improving public education, today released a report detailing four strategies to increase the number of great public schools in US cities.