Robin Lake cautions that one-size-fits-all personalized learning programs are likely to let some students fall through the cracks. This is the sixth installment in our series of "Notes From the Field" on personalized learning.
Kelly Hupfeld is Associate Dean at the School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver, and a research assistant professor affiliated with the School’s Buechner Institute for Governance and the Center for Education Policy Analysis. Previously, she worked as Director of Policy for the Public Education & Business Coalition and as Senior Policy Analyst at the Bighorn Center for Public Policy, and maintained a consulting practice on education policy. Her research interests include education systems and governance, teacher and principal evaluation, school finance, charter schools, and encouraging innovations in education. She earned her JD in 1991 from Northwestern University School of Law, and practiced labor and employment law before becoming involved in education policy.
Edited by Betheny Gross and Ashley Jochim, the essays in this third volume of the SEA of the Future describe a "productivity infrastructure" intended to provide a foundation for the work of SEAs.
This report addresses choices made at the intersection of two very important trends in education: special education and charter schools.