Innovations in educational policies, programs, and practices

Big Change on Campus

By Richard Kazis

Six years ago, the City Colleges of Chicago launched its own turnaround effort—a bid for “reinvention”—and now it’s earning high marks for improved performance.

Beyond the Classroom

By Kristine Wong

For students who attended one high-profile charter school, going there has resulted in lasting benefits—academically and otherwise.

Magic Bus

By Radhika Nayar 5

Magic Bus is helping change the lives of Indian children living in poverty through a highly-scalable activity-based learning program.

Akshaya Patra

By Brandon Keim 3

Technical ingenuity and private funding enable Akshaya Patra to serve hot, healthy lunches to 1.4 million Indian children every day.