The Lens

CRPE’s blog – a space where we look around the corner, comment on relevant issues, and propose new ideas for the future of education.

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Steven Eno

AI allows us to do what would have been inconceivable just a year ago. I had a student who loved art. She would have never considered taking a course on computer-integrated manufacturing—challenging even for engineering nerds—until she learned it could help her create a laser-cut flower. Another student passionate about music used computer-aided design and machining to build a custom guitar.

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Using AI to combine relevance and rigor while empowering students and teachers

Steven Eno

AI allows us to do what would have been inconceivable just a year ago. I had a student who loved art.

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AI is coming to U.S. classrooms, but who will benefit?

Robin Lake

Artificial intelligence (AI) is evolving at lightning speed, but will U.S. classrooms be able to evolve with it—and take advantage of its potential benefits?

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“I have expensive dreams.” Preparing students for college and career in the face of widening equity gaps

Sarah Carr

Expensive dreams Eraste Talla Ngoualadjo always planned on attending a four-year university in the United States. But when his family emigrated from Cameroon to Boston in 2022, they were astounded by the high cost of even the country’s public universities.

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A “good life” after high school: How schools can help students prepare

Lisa Chu, Heather Casimere

Today’s students are struggling after they leave the K-12 system: fewer students are enrolling in college, and more of those who enroll are floundering and at risk of dropping out.

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