Future of Learning

The factory model of education is out. Now more schools are personalizing learning and trying to motivate students by empowering them in the classroom. Will this improve academic outcomes? Will it close achievement gaps? The Hechinger Report explores the innovations at the core of today’s cutting-edge schools.

When personalized learning also boosts special education students

A Brooklyn school’s commitment to personalized learning draws double the portion of special ed students as its local district

school and student data

Citywide data partnership offers new ways to serve students

Kansas City Public Schools will share student data with local nonprofits

Access does not equal equity

In New York City’s highly segregated school system, some schools are embracing diversity through mastery-based learning

personalized learning

PedsAcademy gives kids fun learning opportunities in the hospital

The personalized, high-tech curriculum features virtual reality, robotics and more

New programs find ways to foster student resilience

A sampling of Hechinger reporting for The New York Times’s Learning section

struggling students

New ways to identify struggling students

A South Carolina district looks at more data to keep kids on track

Data analysis reveals keys to student success

With nearly 3 million datapoints, Trilogy Education says it knows exactly what it takes to keep students on track

Support
Our
Mission

Hi. Thanks to your support, we provide the best education coverage in the country.

Donate

A 17-year-old wants to spice up science classes and, eventually, democratize education

His startup offers virtual science labs, but he hopes that’s only the beginning

New early-college high school to pair students with neuroscientists

The Max Planck Academy will give high school students extensive research experience as they pursue diploma and associate degree

Middle-schoolers in Colleen Johnson’s social studies class participate in a Skype “field trip” with a guest lecturer located in Virginia (shown on the screen). With greater bandwidth on a new fiber-optic internet connection, Nome teachers plan to do more live video streaming.

Alaska schools pay a price for the nation’s slowest internet, but change is coming

A new fiber-optic cable along Alaska’s coast could transform how technology is used in rural classrooms

Prev
1
of
53
Next