IT'S TIME TO RETHINK HIGH SCHOOL

America needs high schools that prepare students for the future. And there’s no time to waste. Let’s do this, together.

Our Mission

Rethink high school so every student graduates to succeed in life.

We believe young people everywhere deserve vibrant high schools, where students can grow to the fullest as civic participants, critical readers, proactive problem solvers, original thinkers, generous collaborators, and learners for life.

Schools and Partnerships

Making High School Redesign a Reality

We work in communities around the country to inspire schools and school systems to imagine what rigorous, equitable, lively high schools could look like and help transform their innovative ideas into action.

Resources

Interactive Tools and Publications

Rethinking high school is hard. That’s why we share what we’re learning—through stories about what works, community events and activations, and free, open-source tools and materials.

Featured Resources

XQ Learner Goals

The next generation must learn to adapt to a changing world. The five XQ learner goals aim to develop students who are deeply engaged in their own learning and fully prepared for all that the future has to offer.

Expert Series

Listen to conversations with transformational leaders in education.

XQ x CareerExplorer

XQ has partnered with CareerExplorer to provide the most innovative, inspiring, and complete career exploration experience.

Rethink Together
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We created Rethink Together to help high school students, educators, and families find and share resources.
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