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Looking Forward to High School and College: Middle Grade Indicators of Readiness in Chicago Public Schools
November 1, 2014

Elaine Allensworth, Julia Gwynne, Paul Moore, and Marisa de la Torre The University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research Grades and attendance—not test scores—are the middle …

Deeper Learning: How Eight Innovative Public Schools Are Transforming Education in the Twenty-First Century
June 17, 2014

Studies suggest that up to half of high school dropouts leave school because their classes are boring or irrelevant to their lives and aspirations. Yet the majority of U.S. schools continue their…

Activate Instruction Helps Summit Public Schools Personalize Learning
February 6, 2014

NGLC has embarked upon a new publication series, Next Gen Tools . Today, we share with you the first brief in the series, Next Gen Tools: Activate Instruction . Summit Publi…

Succeed You and Avenue Scholars Partnership: A Breakthrough Models Academy Design Meets the Real World
January 30, 2014

by Dr. Christine Pharr, College of Saint Mary If you want to attend a workshop that will keep you on the edge of your seat and challenge much of what you’ve ever believed about how to de…

Advancing Competency-Based Pathways to College and Career Readiness
July 19, 2013

This state policy framework from Achieve, focused on graduation requirements, assessment, and accountability, is designed to assist states in building a policy structure that contributes to state…

USC Hybrid High: A High School for the 21st Century
February 11, 2013

“Profiles of Next Generation Learning” is a new video series produced by Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation . Each video explores the wa…

Touchstone: Re-Inventing What School Looks Like
February 12, 2013

“Profiles of Next Generation Learning” is a new video series produced by Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation . Each video explores the wa…

Pathway to Possibility: A Framework is Renovated and Refined
April 4, 2013

Last September, Next Generation Learning Challenges published a white paper laying out our perspective on what next generation learning is and what it requires. The six dimensions of the framew…

Colleges Take Note: New NGLC Grants for Secondary Ed
February 28, 2013

In the fall of 2013, Fayette County Public Schools, in Lexington, Kentucky, and the University of Kentucky will join forces to open a brand new high school in an effort to improve both college re…

Venture Academy
November 28, 2012

Updated November 2013 This 6-12 charter school in Minneapolis MN is designed to educate the next generation of innovative entrepreneurs and inventors who can use knowledge to pull apar…