February 2015

Take 5: “Blended Learning is a Marathon. So Keep Sprinting!” and more…

Here's five social innovation links we are clicking on today: EdSurge: Blended Learning is a Marathon. So Keep Sprinting! "In terms of buzz amongst educators, blended learning ranks right up there with the adoption of Common Core and Jon Stewart stepping down from the Daily Show. But with so much buzz, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction.

Statement from America Forward: Congress Should Pass ESEA Pay for Success Amendment

Below is a statement from Deborah Smolover, Executive Director of America Forward, New Profit's nonpartisan policy initiative. "America Forward commends Rep. John Delaney (D-MD), Rep. Todd Young (R-IN), and Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) for the introduction of their amendment to H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, to make Pay for Success initiatives an allowable use of funds for States and