by NewSchools Venture Fund staff

2020 has been a year of challenge and change. Routines have been upended, we’ve faced an ongoing public health crisis, confronted systemic racial injustice across our communities and survived a grueling political season that resulted in a historic election.

Throughout all of this there have…

New Report: The Chief Innovation Officer Toolkit

By Miho Kubagawa, Partner, NewSchools Venture Fund

In the early 1980s, as enterprise computing became a more sophisticated, complex function, a new corporate leadership role emerged: the chief information officer. In 1986, Businessweek magazine ran the headline “Management’s Newest Star: Meet the Chief Information Officer.” …

Now is the Time to Reevaluate our Student Assessment Policies

By Erin Harless, Manager of Research and Learning, NewSchools Venture Fund

The education sector is in the midst of an overdue reckoning about its role in perpetuating systemic racism in this country, from curricula that perpetuates a Eurocentric worldview to an educator workforce that does not reflect the student population…

By Justin Wedell, Associate Partner, NewSchools Venture Fund

Photo by Solen Feyissa on Unsplash

In 2019, NewSchools partnered with Gallup to release “Education Technology Use in Schools,” a comprehensive report to better understand ed tech’s perceptions and usage. This past summer, we conducted a follow-up survey of parents, teachers, and students to evaluate how ed tech’s…

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