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A conversation with Eric Schwarz about the evolution of Citizen Schools

Reflecting on incremental and disruptive change in school and out: A conversation with Eric Schwarz about the evolution of Citizen Schools I had a recent conversation with Eric Schwarz about the evolution of Citizen Schools. Eric is the founder of Citizen Schools and … Continue reading

Eric Schwarz

Eric Schwarz is the Co-Founder and former CEO of Citizen Schools and the author of The Opportunity Equation: How Citizen Teachers Are Combating the Achievement Gap in America’s Schools. Citizen Schools is a leading education nonprofit that partners with middle … Continue reading

Interview with Eric Schwarz

This podcast is part of an occasional series of interviews and conversations on issues related to educational change. Tom Hatch talks with Eric Schwarz, founder of Citizen Schools and author of The Opportunity Equation: How Citizen Teachers Are Combating the Achievement … Continue reading

From After School Learning to Extended Learning Time: The Evolution of The After School Corporation/ExpandED (Part 1 of 2)

Since its founding in 1998 as The After-School Corporation (TASC), ExpandED has focused on leveraging “out of school learning” to improve underserved students’ experiences and outcomes in schools.  Along the way, ExpandED helped to establish a network and infrastructure for … Continue reading

NYC Outward Bound Schools and the ecology of New York City Schools

As part of a series of posts on the evolution of organizations in New York City, the US, and other parts of the world including India and parts of Africa, this post explores the evolution of NYC Outward Bound Schools, an organization dedicated to experiential … Continue reading

The problem and possibilities of improvement and “innovation” in education (Singapore and Malaysia edition)

This post was originally published on http://www.thomashatch.org. The first problem with innovation is that it is hard to define. It is one of those, “you’ll know it when you see it” kinds of things.  As a consequence, almost any “new” … Continue reading

The iZone: The Evolution of a Central Office’s Approach to Fostering Innovations in Personalized Learning

As part of a series of posts on the evolution of organizations in New York City, the US, and other parts of the world including India and parts of Africa, this post explores the evolution of the iZone, a unit … Continue reading

The evolution of the Millennium Villages Project: Building infrastructure & local expertise

Over the past year, IEN has begun a series of interviews and events focusing on educational innovation around the world. While attention often centers on how “innovations” and other interventions are supposed to change teaching and learning, some of our … Continue reading