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Million-Dollar Advice: The High Cost and Limited Return on Personalized Learning Consulting

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Follow education technology-reform projects, and you’ll find mixed academic outcomes and expensive consultants. In July of 2015, the district paid more than $400,000 for alignment, strategy and professional services from Education Elements, a for-profit personalized learning consultant, according to receipts obtained by EdSurge from the district. In less than two years, between 2015 and 2017, the district paid more than $4.5

Communications Tips for School Leaders

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There are many elements critical to the success of change management initiatives, including those involving blended and personalized learning. Having worked with almost 200 districts across two organizations, we have learned that communications is one of the areas districts have the least experience with, but which can have the biggest impact. Think about how to use Twitter, surveys, and town-hall style meetings for your communications.

Hack Education Weekly News

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(National) Education Politics. US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos launched a “rethink schools” tour. ” DeVos visited my hometown of Casper, Wyoming to give this speech where she spoke at the Woods Learning Center. ” “What DeVos Got Wrong in Her Speech on the ’ Dear Colleague’ Letter ,” Scott Schneider writes in The Chronicle of Higher Education. State and Local) Education Politics. Immigration and Education.