From Detroit to the Rio Grande, Parents Want the Same Opportunities for Their Children

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September 20, 2017 12:59 pm

HUDL Detroit

Last week was one of the most rejuvenating weeks I have experienced in a long time; it began in Detroit, Michigan, and finished in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Despite great differences between the two in cultures and contexts, I saw a steady and strong commitment to improving equity in education despite significant hardships that educators and advocates face.

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Deeper Learning, Economic Impacts

E-rate Modernization Order Expands Wi-Fi Access for More Than 42,700 Schools During First Year of Implementation

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September 14, 2017 03:33 pm

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This month, as students across the country return to the classroom, those in Silver Lake Unified School District (USD 372) in Kansas will find technology and resources that were not available previously. Their computer lab has been transformed into a print shop where students can participate in project-based learning with the help of predictable and reliable Wi-Fi, changes made possible by the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) E-rate Modernization Order, adopted in 2014 and implemented in 2015.

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E-Rate

Deeper Learning Digest: Toolkits to Help Education Leaders Deepen Learning for Students

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September 08, 2017 02:39 pm

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This week’s digest features a new set of toolkits to deepen learning for students, an upcoming deeper learning webinar series, a look at the connection between military values and deeper learning, and the importance of sharing learning.

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Deeper Learning, Deeper Learning Digest

Policies, Procedures, and Practices that Deepen Learning for All Students

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September 07, 2017 10:47 am

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Nearly a century ago, civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois was asked about the system of education in the United States. He remarked, “Education must not simply teach work—it must teach life.” With his choice of words, Du Bois demonstrated what education leaders and practitioners, policymakers, and researchers now are coalescing their efforts around—creating an education system that prepares students for college, career, and life in the twenty-first century and that builds success of the individual, the community, and overall society. One way this body of work has emerged is called deeper learning.

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Deeper Learning, High School Reform