Weekly Wrap-up (7.25.14)

Less than a month until we’re back! (Hide your excitement until the end of the post.)

What we’ve been discussing: we’re still fine tuning the new name. We hope to share soon and that it’s the most accurate reflection of what we’re looking to create.

What we’ve been writing: Sarah went to MIT’s D-Lab and also took time to look at how STEM fits into the vision.

Resources from the week:
The Best Leaders at Google Aren’t Stanford/MIT Grads With Perfect SATs: Turns out the company is focusing less on standardized scores and GPAs and more on “interview questions that examine their complex problem-solving abilities.”

Forbes wonders whether we should stop teaching Calculus in high school.

Kansas City Schools are going through the same type of educational revolution we’ve been discussing.

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