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Jeb Bush Plans to Invest in School Innovation

Governor Bush published his Education Reform Plan this week and I was glad to see he continues to be an advocate for innovation in schools. “Governor Bush would invest in research and support innovative models—new online, blended, and competency-based learning models—that challenge the status quo.” Support at this level would be very exciting for those . . .

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International Online Learning Conference

The GPA team is exploring international online learning opportunities in China this week. It’s been a hectic few days filled with meetings all over the country connecting GPA with new partners and potential customers. It all culminates tomorrow when Julie Young speaks at the Power of Learning Conference in Beijing. She’s up right after Nicolas Negroponte and . . .

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Where’s the Disruption in Blended Learning?

It’s been an interesting few weeks here at team GPA. We welcomed the king of education disruption, Michael Horn, to our board of directors and we recently attended the iNACOL Online and Blended Learning Symposium. The events are tied because it highlighted a big question for the education industry—where’s the disruptive innovation? Michael highlighted the . . .