In The News

Check out the following news articles about Touchstone and other topics related to our school model.

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December 11, 2013 - MITnews: Even when test scores go up, some cognitive abilities don’t

November 11, 2013 - New York Times: Innovation Imperative: Change Everything | Online Education as an Agent of Transformation

August 26, 2013 – The Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation: Will computers replace teachers?

July 9, 2013 – New case study from Public Impact: Touchstone Education: New Charter With Experienced Leader Learns From Extending Teachers’ Reach

June 29, 2013 - The Economist: Catching on at Last:  New technology is poised to disrupt America’s schools, and then the world’s

May 29, 2013 – New report from the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation: Is K-12 Blended Learning Disruptive?

February 5, 2013Innosight Institute’s Blended-Learning Universe

January 10, 2013Fortune Magazine:  The Future of the Classroom

January 3, 2013 – WNYC.org: Union Fights Computer Learning that Replaces Teachers

January 3, 2013 – The Hechinger Report: In New Jersey, Teachers Union Fights Blended Learning

December 24, 2012 – Learning Matters: Technology in the Classroom at Merit Prep

December 15, 2012 - Next Generation Learning Challenges: Breakthrough K-12 Blended Learning Model Designs (Including an Overview of Touchstone Education)

October 6, 2012 - mlive.com: Do students behave better in a digital learning environment?

October 5, 2012 – mlive.com: Conference: At Newark ‘blended learning’ school, ‘Nothing here is normal’

October 3, 2012 – Innosight Institute: What are the right schools of experience for teachers in new schools?

May 2012 – Innosight Institute: Classifying K-12 blended learning

August 17, 2012 – NJ.com: Strides in online education pave way for virtual charter schools in N.J.

July 18, 2012 – NJ Spotlight: The ‘Other’ Online Charters Get Ready for New School Year in NJ

July 4, 2012 – Newark Patch: Anderson Vetoes Board Vote, Approves Charter Leases

January 30, 2012 – NJ Spotlight: ‘Hybrid’ Charters Will Meld Online Lessons With Conventional Instruction