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June 1, 2017

In late May 2017, Governor Dayton signed into law the new “innovation research zone pilot program”, championed by Education Evolving and several other local organizations. The legislation allows groups of district and/or charter schools to form “innovation zones”, which gain flexibility from rule and law in order to implement and research new approaches to learning.

January 18, 2017

There will be a series of events on personalized learning in Minnesota in February, 2017.

November 17, 2016

January 28th-29th, 2017, hundreds of educators committed to transforming student learning and the teaching profession will gather in Los Angeles, CA, for the Teacher-Powered Schools National Conference! Join teacher-powered practitioners as they share lessons-learned and best practices for collaboratively designing and running all aspects of their schools.

September 27, 2016

Where exactly does chartering fit, in the strategy for public education? Across America that question is rising, as in a number of big cities the charter sector gets larger and as the local districts are losing enrollment. In this commentary in the StarTribune, Ted Kolderie looks at four current answers to the question—and suggests a fifth, more practical answer.

June 6, 2016

On May 18, two of our teacher-powered ambassadors sat down for tea with U.S. Secretary of Education, John King to discuss the value of teacher leadership and the new Every Student Succeeds Act—giving teachers more specific opportunities in decision making. Read CA teacher Jeff Austin's account of tea with the Secretary.

March 28, 2016

This week we at Education Evolving begin a multi-pronged effort to help Minnesotans and others interested in the evolution of school gain a broader understanding of the role chartering is playing in improving public education in 2016.

November 11, 2015

Over 220 educators from 23 states gathered in Minnesota last weekend for the first annual Teacher-Powered Schools conference. Teacher teams from both the district and charter sectors shared lesson learned about collaboratively designing and running all aspects of their schools.

September 18, 2015

Ted Kolderie has released an updated, improved second version of his 2014 book, The Split Screen Strategy.

July 16, 2015

Teachers from around the country are creating sessions for those just exploring the idea of starting a teacher-powered school to seasoned veterans always looking for ways to improve.

February 13, 2015

EE Associate Tim McDonald will give a keynote address 4/29/15 on overcoming common roadblocks to improving public schooling and creating environments for innovation to flourish. In addition, E|E's Johnson and Wedl will lead panel discussion on Split Screen strategy as an essential policy tool.

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