Blog Archive for September 2023

In many sectors, research and development (R&D) is an integral part of day-to-day operations. In healthcare, for example, research often happens in hospitals right alongside patient care. Research doesn’t look like this in K-12 education. Every day, in classrooms across Massachusetts, educators are testing new and innovative ideas with their students. But without the proper support, these ideas rarely serve as a basis for driving systemic change. We want to change that. We want schools to have functioning R&D operations with the resources, time, and support they need to really explore and activate new ideas. So we’re launching the Rennie R&D Labs, a first-of-it’s-kind endeavor to fully embed research processes within our mainstream public school system