How Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s iZone Went from ‘Cool’ to Cold
MARCH 21, 2017
The ambitions for New York City’s Innovation Zone (or iZone) were sweeping: By 2014, city leaders hoped it would be the catalyst for technologically enhanced personalized learning models throughout the district, encompassing 400 schools. When the iZone was in its heyday, the center aimed to make it easier for schools to use new technology while piloting student-centered designs. They are getting different information about what good innovation or edtech is,” he explains.