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innovateNJ is New Jersey's initiative  to support innovation and practice by fostering sharing and collaboration, cultivating projects, and convening practitioners and partners. We hope that your active participation in innovateNJ will help facilitate next-generation instructional practices that will promote and heighten the college and career readiness levels of our students.

innovateNJ innovateNJ Summit for School Innovation 2015
Caesar's Palace Hotel & Casino
Atlantic City, NJ
May 12, 2015
10:00AM 6:00PM
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Join a community of educators committed to working together in ways that  produce replicable  and adaptable innovative practices, helping to identify what is being done and what works well across the state.  Learn more about the innovateNJ Community or  about becoming a member click here:


Learn more about innovation partners, programs, products, and providers that may help you achieve your innovative goals.  Gain insights on the ways in which innovation is taking place in school districts across the country.  Plan to attend an event to keep abreast of ways to implement personalized learning opportunities for your students.


Want to learn more about  the innovative programs  currently supported by NJDOE?  Click here for  examples of  projects that  support 21st century learning  experiences, and  ways in which  community based organizations  are assisting school district innovative initiatives.

Latest News

Inside the schools that dare to break with traditional teaching

The Guardian

On 21 October 2015, we will finally arrive at the point in time that Marty McFly travels to in the 1989 sci-fi sequel, Back to the Future II. But if a teenager today were to drive Doc Brown's DeLorean back to Hill Valley High, the film hero's fictional school, would he or she notice any difference?

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Albertson Foundation to Fund Innovation Schools


BOISE • The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation announced Wednesday it will help fund Idaho's first homegrown charter management organization (CMO).

The foundation will provide a four-year, multi-million dollar grant to Gem State Innovation Schools, which will operate Gem Prep Schools.

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How Intrinsic Schools is Breaking the Laws of School Innovation

Intrinsic Schools, a public charter high school in Chicago, hatched in fall of 2013 with the mission of personalizing learning for each student by "changing the way we teach."

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