On Tuesday May 31st, 2016, 400 people came together in Boston to kick off the Emerging Third Way in Education. The Event was hosted by Empower Schools and co-sponsored by MassINC and The Boston Foundation.
I enjoyed reading this thought piece by Andy Smarick because it so succinctly captures the dilemma that is at the heart of Empower’s focus on the Third Way.
We have been following the developing story of Districts of Innovation in TX since the beginning and are enjoying reading the Innovation Plans. To those eight new Districts of Innovation we say, “Welcome to the Third Way!”
Chris Gabrieli sits down with Boston’s NPR News Station to discuss the Third Way in Education, a set of practices that are emerging in districts like Springfield, Lawrence, Boston, Denver, CO and more.
Commonwealth Magazine – “POLARIZATION AND TRENCH WARFARE, the partisan watchwords these days in Washington, have also come to define education debates. In Massachusetts, as much as $30 million could be spent between now and November in what promises to be a
Founding Executive Director Quality Teachers, Quality Schools: There is no greater driver of a school’s success – not curriculum, not technology, not even building leadership – than the caliber of the school’s teachers. Quality schools begin and end with quality
Executive Director The Opportunity to Lead a Groundbreaking, National Proof Point in the Making, New System of Schools Bridging Age-Old Divisions with a New System of Schools: There has never been a time in our nation’s history where more resources,
New York Times – “Nothing has defined and even driven the fractious national debate over education quite like this city and the transformation of its school system in the decade since Hurricane Katrina. Reformers say its successes as an almost all-charter,
Mass Live – Alejandra Rivera, 12, plans to be the president of the United States one day. “Or maybe a judge,” said the sixth grader at John F. Kennedy Middle School in Springfield. Recently Alejandra’s mother, Jacqueline Rosario, joined several other
Since 1636, Massachusetts has been known for its district public schools- the “first way”. Since 1993, Massachusetts’ charter schools have led the nation in pioneering a “second way”. It is time to recognize a Third Way – an emerging set