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The Next Stage in CTE’s Evolution

Originally published in Techniques Magazine – November/December 2020 Issue John Dewey was one of our country’s earliest supporters of career and technical education (CTE). Not to be confused with Melvil Dewey — the architect of the Dewey Decimal System — the Vermont-born John Dewey believed that the strength of our country ultimately depended on the […]

Corporate America is ready for a Biden presidency

Originally published by CNN Business – November 24, 2020 President Trump has yet to concede and many prominent Republicans in Washington aren’t publicly throwing in the towel either. But Corporate America is ready to move on and is preparing for a Joe Biden presidency. Executives from several publicly traded companies have acknowledged Biden’s victory and discussed what they expect to see […]

K12 Rebrands Itself as Stride Inc., and Announces Two Acquisitions

Originally published to EdWeek Market Brief – November 23, 2020 K12 Inc. — a huge, and often controversial provider of online education — has announced it is rebranding, at the same time it is making a pair of acquisitions that will expand its line of products and services. The company said its name change, to Stride, Inc., […]

Dispatches from the Front: EdTech Leaders Face COVID-19

Originally published to Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips – November 18, 2020 Nate Davis, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors at K12 Inc., is a seasoned corporate transformational leader across industries with a record of improving operations, launching innovative new products, and building beneficial relationships with legislative and regulatory authorities. Mr. Davis previously served as CEO […]

What Ruth Bader Ginsburg Taught Us About Inclusion and Opportunity

Originally published by RealClearEducation – October 8, 2020 She’s often referred to as a trailblazing pioneer and a “groundbreaking” leader. Some have called her “one of the most influential figures for constitutional change in American history.” There’s no question that the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg certainly earned and deserved these, and many other, notable […]

Kevin Chavous on the Online School Year

Originally aired on The Black News Channel – October 2, 2020 Kevin P. Chavous, K12‘s President of Academics, Policy, and Schools, joined The Black News Channel to discuss online learning. In the interview, Chavous shared more about the state of online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chavous also offered advice to parents transitioning into the […]

K12 President on Online Learning Challenges During the Pandemic

Originally aired on FOX Business – September 21, 2020 K12’s President James Ryhu sat down with Liz Claman of Fox Business to discuss the challenges online learning is overcoming in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more about K12 Inc., visit www.k12.com

The Future of Education

Originally aired on Bloomberg News – September 14, 2020 Nate Davis, K12 CEO and Chairman of the Board, shares with Bloomberg News the challenges of getting school districts on an online platform with the limited time that many schools had. In any type of startup there will always be challenges, Nate shares. While discussing school […]

All The Wrong Reasons To Take A Gap Year In 2020—And How To Do It Right

Originally published in Forbes – September 10, 2020 In the wake of COVID-19 and the sweeping changes it has brought to postsecondary education, more people than ever are thinking about a gap year—and they’re not just freshly graduated high school seniors. College students at all levels are looking at their education with a fresh eye, […]