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Please join us as San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Richard A. Carranza welcomes us to the city and for an evening of conversation, cocktails and curiosity at the Exploratorium—one of San Francisco’s premier attractions.

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Community partners help schools and districts support the learning and development of a range
 of children often narrowly labeled as “English learners” – newcomers, refugees, immigrants, and children of immigrants – in culturally responsive ways that go far beyond language acquisition.

Commissioned by Startup:Education, this case study examines the forces that helped grow the charter sector in Newark, and the opportunities and issues that arise for both charters and the district when the charter sector grows large.

This paper from KnowledgeWorks explores what kinds of educator roles might be appropriate to an expanding learning ecosystem, especially one that aims to be vibrant for all learners, and what kinds of issues education stakeholders will need to manage as educator roles diversify.

In Failing Our Brightest Kids: The Global Challenge of Educating High-Ability Students, Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Brandon L. Wright argue that for decades, the United States has focused too little on preparing students to achieve at high levels. There are two core problems.