Rethinking Education

Inspiring a systemic shift in education to better prepare today’s learners in a changing world

Personalized Learning Initiative

Before we can work toward personalized learning, we need to come together as a state as to what the term means. With input from forty stakeholders, this paper does that--grounding us in our collective goals.



Computer Science for Rhode Island (CS4RI) takes a coalition approach to reduce barriers to providing quality computer science education to students and professional development to educators.

RI Open Textbook Initiative

Since September 2016, all eleven Rhode Island higher education institutions have pledged to support efforts to save college students $5 million over five years through the use of openly licensed textbooks.


Education Innovation Research Network (EIRN)

The Education Innovation Research Network creates research-practitioner partnerships to answer tough questions on best-practices in education innovation.

Educator Prep fellowship & Design challenge

This project connects current K-12 educators with teacher preparation programs to collectively support innovations and shifts in programming and curricula.



EduvateRI, the state's education innovation cluster, brings a diverse set of stakeholders together to network, surface, and solve persistent problems in education.

Lighthouse Schools

In Rhode Island, our Lighthouse Schools act as models of how learning can be personalized within the walls of the typical school building.