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The Learning Accelerator in the News
June 2015  
Momentum around blended learning continues to grow and our work to enable every district in the country to implement high-quality blended learning is gaining visibility. See below a series of recent media stories about some of our team's efforts:

TLA Partner 
Daniel Owens is interviewed in both The Journal and Education Week about his prototype online purchasing portal that will provide pricing transparency and increased purchasing power for school districts buying EdTech devices.

TLA Partner Saro Mohammed
's recently released Blended Learning Research Clearinghouse is the topic of Michael Horn's column in EdSurge: Moving Beyond the 'Does Blended Learning Work?' Question.

TLA Partner
  Jennifer Wolfe  is quoted in an  Education Week  story about Open Education Resources and her work with the K-12 OER Collaborative to create high-quality, full-course, open instructional materials for every grade level K-12 in English language arts and mathematics, aligned with state-standards. 

TLA Partner Kira Keane discusses the best messages for school leaders to use when communicating with teachers, parents and community members about blended learning in EdSurge: Hold that Elevator! A Message on Pitching Your Plan for Blended Learning.

TLA Partner 
Beth Rabbitt's work with grantee BetterLesson to provide free, high-definition blended learning strategy videos and teacher-created artifacts for professional development is promoted in The Hechinger Report.
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