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The Challenge for American Education

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Understanding of 21st Century Skills and Outcomes

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Relevant and Applied Curriculum

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Informative Assessment

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A Culture of Innovation and Creativity

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Social and Emotional Connections with Students

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Ubiquitous Access to Technology

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