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This page includes links to summaries and analysis of Educational Movers, Shakers, Trends & Benchmarks. Working together with your group, you will (upon assignment) be responsible to discuss and provide links to what you take to be a significant Mover (i.e. an individual or a group that is moving the educational agenda forward) Shaker (i.e. an individual or a group that is challenging the educational agenda) Trends (i.e. a practice or conception of education that is gaining in popularity or influence) o r Benchmarks (i.e. an important statistic, incident, or marking off point in the trajectory of educational practice) Assessment based on rigor and elegance of description, and demonstrated judgment in selections.

Movers
Shakers
Trends
Benchmarks













Movers and Shakers by type:
Virtual Schools:
K12
FLVS

Think Tanks:
NCSPE (National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education)

EMOs:
Replications
Edison Schools