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Public Schools We Can Be Proud Of


Maybe we’ve been coming at public education transformation all wrong? What if, despite Clayton Christensen's call for disruption as the great catalyst for change, we can create highly innovate AND effective schools within the public district systems that exist around the country?

This conversation will challenge the notion that we have to leave the system to create truly innovate schools.

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  1. Key take-aways include a bullet-by-bullet business plan to create systemic change in public schools.
  2. Learn how we can change the system despite socio-economic barriers.
  3. Learn how we can work within the system and innovate.


  • Lydia Dobyns, New Tech Network


Chris Chaleunrath, Dir Development, New Tech Network

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