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Why Schools Need to Change

Today’s learners face an uncertain present and a rapidly changing future that demand far different skills and knowledge than were needed in the 20th century. We also know so much more about enabling deep, powerful learning than we ever did before. Our collective future depends on how well young people prepare for the challenges and opportunities of 21st-century life.

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This December 2018 webinar hosted by Jenny Curtin of the Barr Foundation focused on the role of a portrait of a graduate in high school design efforts. It featured local stories from Jalen Epps, recent graduate of Duet and Matt Brunell, Co-Executive Director of the Springfield Empowerment Zone and national perspectives from Andy Calkins, Director of Next Generation Learning Challenges and Cynthia Leck, Partner at Transcend.

Recording (vimeo)

Barr Foundation Blog Post - includes archives, downloadable slides, and key resources