College of Education helps innovate Kentucky schools– from by Amanda Nelson


LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 1, 2012) — Several Kentucky school districts have started working with the University of Kentucky College of Education in a unique partnership to innovate and improve schools. The districts are participating in the college’s Next Generation Leadership (NxGL) Academy, an output of its Kentucky P20 Innovation Lab.

From DSC:
It seems like there would be a lot of WIN-WINs here: 

  • Better/closer collaboration between K-12 and higher ed
  • Enhanced student teaching experiences
  • Better pulse checking on where the changing K-12 student is at
  • More informed teams — bringing a variety of perspectives to the table — to look at the best ways to reform education
  • and more