AISR Senior Fellow Warren Simmons is quoted in the new issue of EducationNext. The article describes the outcomes of a new philanthropy's national competition for proposals to reinvent American high schools.   


Will the XQ “Super Schools” Live Up to Their Name?

A new philanthropy’s competition to reinvent high school
By Alexander Russo
EducationNext: Spring 2017

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Without systems redesigned to support them, new schools “either have to exist outside the system to survive, or they get derailed … because the current structures and policies are inappropriate or ineffective in sustaining the new designs,” said the Annenberg Institute for School Reform’s Warren Simmons in Education Week.

“Supporting high school redesign and innovation is an important and critical endeavor,” he continued. “But you can’t sustain that work and take it to scale unless you think about systems.”