8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today

May 31, 2017

For the past 20 years, we have worked as teachers, administrators and advisors in public schools around the country. And we’ve traveled meeting with thousands of school leaders, teachers and students, listening to their experiences, both good and poor. Those experiences have sharpened our desire to prepare this generation of students to become successful citizens in a global society by putting to rest the weary industrial model of education and shifting to a more personal approach.

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