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Joanne Jacobs, a former San Jose Mercury News editorial writer and columnist, writes about K–12 education and community colleges at joannejacobs.com and ccspotlight.org.

Published Articles & Media

Growth of Bilingual Programs (Figure 1)

To Bring Back Bilingual Ed, California Needs Teachers

Districts offer bonuses of up to $10,000 to woo scarce instructional talent

Summit Now Partnering With Over 300 Schools

Summit Public Schools’ personalized-learning model, known as the Summit Learning Program (SLP), is replicating rapidly.

Pacesetter in Personalized Learning

Summit charter network shares its model nationwide

High School of the Future

Cutting-edge model capitalizes on blended learning to take personalization further

Learning English

Accountability, Common Core, and the college-for-all movement are transforming instruction

Disrupting 
the Education 
Monopoly

A conversation with
 Netflix CEO Reed Hastings

Beyond the Factory Model

Oakland teachers learn how to blend

Learning Optimized

A conversation with Diane Tavenner

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