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XQ 'Super Schools': Will They Live Up To Their Name?

Feb 2, 2017

LIVIN’ UP TO THEIR NAME: It’s been six months since the XQ Super School Project, led by Laurene Powell Jobs and the Emerson Collective LLC, announced the ten high school design winners of $10 million each. What will happen now that each winner has five years to prove effective in their model’s design and implementation? This week, education writer Alexander Russo looks back on the XQ Super School application process, how it differed from other competitions, and how it could succeed—or fall short—in creating a "movement."

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XQ 'Super Schools': Will They Live Up To Their Name?

Feb 2, 2017

LIVIN’ UP TO THEIR NAME: It’s been six months since the XQ Super School Project, led by Laurene Powell Jobs and the Emerson Collective LLC, announced the ten high school design winners of $10 million each. What will happen now that each winner has five years to prove effective in their model’s design and implementation? This week, education writer Alexander Russo looks back on the XQ Super School application process, how it differed from other competitions, and how it could succeed—or fall short—in creating a "movement."

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