Summit 2021 Full Session Videos

Opening Plenary: Provocations for the Future Racial equity and philanthropy: Change is overdue Supporting student and educator mental health Parents and real power What smart leaders are doing with those emergency funds Design it for us: Students speak out on what learning should look like

Summit 2019 Full Session Videos

Opening Plenary: District Leaders to Watch Bridging the School to Home Divide  Engaging Latino Entrepreneurs Is There a National Reading Crisis? Next Generation Accountability Systems What Do Teachers and Students Really Want from Ed Tech? Expanding the Definition of Student Success: Lessons from NewSchools’ Portfolio No Tech versus Mo’ Tech Reimagining Schools with Model Providers […]

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Opening Plenary: The Future of Our Democracy Lunch Plenary: The Future of Technology Closing Plenary: The Future of Work Advancing Equity Through Social Emotional and Academic Development Beyond the Hype: What the Data Says About Personalized Learning Failing Forward: Learning From Our Mistakes Getting to the Heart of Entrepreneurship Moving Beyond Diversity to True Inclusion […]

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Opening Plenary: The Founders Lunch Plenary: Parent Power: Building Movements to Win Closing Plenary: Why Can’t We Be Friends?: Disagreements, Tradeoffs and Common Ground Achieving Breakthroughs with R&D Charters: Bigger, Better or Different? Delivering on the Promise of Inclusive Classrooms: Special Education Technology Diversity in Education: The State of the Field Driving Statewide Quality: Stories […]

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Opening Plenary: Movements for the Next America Lunch Plenary: A Conversation with Nate Parker Closing Plenary: Hopes for the Future Advancing Social-Emotional Learning for Students and Teachers Edtech in STEM Classrooms: Trapped in the 20th Century? Edtech Research that Empowers Educators and Entrepreneurs Expanding the Definition of Student Success: A Roadmap for Action Helping Children […]

Summit 2014

Summit 2014 brought 1,000 leading entrepreneurs, educators, public officials, policy makers, journalists, funders and community members to Burlingame, CA to propel the work of transforming K-12 education. This year’s Summit was distinguished by a focus on educational equity as a core aspiration of education reform. On the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Summit […]

Summit 2015

More than 950 attendees representing 578 organizations convened in San Francisco on May 5 and 6 for NewSchools Summit 2015, the annual gathering for education innovation thought leaders who bring some of the most important voices and perspectives in K-12 education reform today. An invitation-only convening of entrepreneurs, educators, community leaders, funders, and policy makers, […]

College Achievement Network Founders Convene in Denver: Common Core Mysterious No More

Over 100 participants and presenters joined us last week in Denver for a College Achievement Network convening focused on the Common Core. The two-day gathering included school visits to DSST and STRIVE and a day of rich Common Core content. Participants engaged in role-alike sessions created for their needs as CEOs, CAOs, and content leaders. […]

Focusing on College Readiness

Exciting things happening in Minneapolis today. NewSchools Partner Deborah McGriff led a session at the National Charter Schools Conference entitled, “Accelerating College Readiness and Success in the Charter Schools Movement.” During this session Deborah highlighted the ambitious work of the College Achievement Network, a network of charter school organizations serving predominantly low-income communities, working together to ensure their […]

Summit 2012 Event Details

NewSchools-Aspen Institute Summit 2012, produced in partnership with NBC News’ “Education Nation” Fifteen Million Children in Poverty: Education Entrepreneurship and America’s Most Urgent Challenge The NewSchools-Aspen Institute Summit is an invitation-only event featuring top practitioners and thinkers working to transform education in underserved communities. Summit 2012 will begin with evening festivities on May 1, 2012 and continue through the […]