The rise of K-12 blended learning: Profiles of emerging models

NOTE: We have released an updated categorization of the blended-learning models since the publication of this paper. Please see “Classifying K-12 blended learning” for the most up-to-date taxonomy. [Click here to download the full white paper] By Heather Staker With contributions from Eric Chan, Charter School Growth Fund Matthew Clayton, Innosight Institute Alex Hernandez, Charter […]


This page is a first iteration toward providing a robust and highly useful database tool to organize and present data about blended-learning programs. The profiles included provide brief case studies of organizations that are beginning to blend online learning with supervised brick-and-mortar settings. The profiles do not evaluate the programs, nor do they represent an […]

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As blended learning continues to evolve, so does the research. Innosight Institute’s latest white paper, titled “Classifying K-12 blended learning,” provides key definitions related to blended learning and identifies four overarching models, down from six. Click here to read more about how blended learning is taking shape in K-12 education. Why have select integrated health […]

A guide to personalizing learning

The top priority for the U.S. Department of Education’s new Race to the Top-District (RTT–D) competition is to create personalized-learning environments to bolster student achievement: Absolute Priority 1: Personalized Learning Environments. To meet this priority, an applicant must coherently and comprehensively address how it will build on the core educational assurance areas (as defined in […]