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April 23, 2023

Carnegie Summit

XQ is partnering with the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to redefine how student learning is organized, delivered, measured, and accredited. We launched this initiative at Carnegie’s Annual Summit on Improvement in Education…

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September 24, 2022

XQ WaterFire

XQ and the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) held a statewide public activation at WaterFire Providence to support Rhode Island’s commitment to high school transformation, celebrate student voice, and capture community perspectives on how…

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June 23, 2022

Something in the Water (SITW)

As part of our partnership with the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), XQ partnered with Pharrell Williams and the community to celebrate the hard work and resilience of DC’s high school graduates.

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May 24, 2022

XQ Learner Fest

As a way to celebrate XQ learners and graduates, we came together through XQ Learner Fests. These activations are designed to affirm students’ sense of themselves as core members of a bigger community looking to…

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April 24, 2022

DC+XQ Summer Design Retreat

As part of the DC+XQ Design Journey, XQ hosted a Summer Design Retreat for teams from six DC high schools. This retreat provided the teams with the dedicated time, space, and inspiration needed to make…

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July 14, 2021

XQ Yearbook

The XQ Yearbook honors and invites all high school students to join what we hope will be the largest digital yearbook, ever.

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October 20, 2020

Graduate Together: America Honors The Class of 2020

This one-hour primetime special aired everywhere on Saturday, May 16—on more than 40 broadcast, cable, and streaming platforms—paying tribute to high school seniors, their extraordinary teachers, and their families.

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October 19, 2019

iNACOL

The event represented an opportunity to plug into what’s new in education innovation while adding XQ’s voice to an ongoing conversation about what it means to #ReThinkHighSchool in America.

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October 18, 2019

A Calling: The Civil Right of Education

Over two days of inspiration, celebration, and collaboration, we honored the elders of the Civil Rights Movement and their legacy by highlighting how they set the stage for the next generation of activists.

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October 16, 2019

XQ Exchange 2019: DC

More than 250 members of the XQ community came together for rigorous, relevant learning and lively exchange on the theme of “education, culture, and democracy.”…

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October 15, 2019

XQ Live

In partnership with Pop Up Magazine Productions, we created XQ Super School Live—a new, one-of-a-kind, immersive storytelling tour to inspire people to reimagine high schools in their own community.

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October 14, 2018

iNACOL

The conference showcased innovations and practices that promote equity, student-centered learning, and new models for high school education in America.

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October 13, 2018

XQ Symposium 2018: Advancing Equity Through Innovation

Nearly 150 people from across the XQ schools convened to celebrate and learn together with a focus on advancing equity through innovation.

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October 12, 2017

XQ Super School Live

XQ Institute and the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) came together for a special one-hour event, EIF PRESENTS: XQ SUPER SCHOOL LIVE, to help the public imagine the future of American high schools together.

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October 11, 2017

XQ Symposium 2017: Bringing School Design Elements to Life

Teams from the XQ schools gathered to share ideas and practices on how to implement innovative school models that emphasize youth development, the science of adolescent learning, and student-centered teaching and learning.

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October 9, 2016

The XQ Super School Bus Tour

After seeing towns and cities across the nation begin to rethink high school, we knew we needed to take the mission on the road. In April 2016, we outfitted the XQ Super School Bus and…

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October 6, 2015

XQ Road Show

Immediately after our launch in September 2015, we took XQ on the road to connect with young people, families, educators, and business and civic leaders—anyone interested in learning more about rethinking high school.

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