Orchestrating a new approach to learning

Over the past several years, the Phoenix Symphony has built a thriving arts integration program in partnership with its local school district. By Michael Kaplan  For decades, the Phoenix Symphony has played an important role [...]

What real high performance looks like

Just because a school is labeled “high-performing” doesn’t mean it’s teaching the full range of skills needed for successful adulthood. But there are islands of excellence where teachers are doing just that. By James Nehring, [...]

Prepare students to be citizens

Closing the civic empowerment gap requires schools to take a new approach to civic learning that is more oriented toward action. By Meira Levinson Even during election season, we can be sure that most American [...]