Key takeaways:



  • A blended learning program in D.C. began in 2012 is freeing up time for more project-based learning by pairing ELA and math software with individualized lessons.

  • Both national and local grants are providing much of the funding.

  • A training program is helping teachers rethink lessons for blended learning.

  • One school has seen an 11-point increase in its math proficiency rate and a 4.5-point increase in reading.

  • “We’ve seen a real culture shift here and I suspect that we’ll see continued changes and a lot of success," said one district ed-tech leader.


For the past two years, the

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About the Author:

Lucille Renwick is a contributing writer for eSchool News.