Blended Learning

More classrooms have high-tech devices. More schools have speedy Internet connections. And more teachers are mixing technology into their lessons. Can blended learning improve academic outcomes? Will it help disadvantaged students? The Hechinger Report explores the way new technology is changing what we teach and learn. See all our Special Reports

One possible solution for the future of career and technical education

A new program in Tennessee lets students to progress at their own pace – and learn job skills

Using virtual reality to step into others’ shoes

Program provides students with free equipment to create virtual reality films

Making America whole again via civics education

Using online games and other ed-tech tools to bridge the partisan divide

District says 24 credits and a D-minus average aren’t good enough

Focusing on family buy-in, a Connecticut district shifts to mastery-based learning


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The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

Despite lack of computers and connectivity, India is trying to add blended methods to its schools

Schools collect reams of data, inspiring a move to make sense of it all

Some say public K12 schools could do better at making their data useful to educators and the public

The separate, unequal education of students with special needs

With DOJ lawsuit unresolved, students are stuck on computers and learning little