Rethink High School Together

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

Try a course or take on a learning challenge—all for free. | LEARN NOW

Art and Activism Music and Activism

Featured

Curated stories and resources for you.

Belonging and its critical impact on student mental health

High School Life

Belonging and its critical impact on student mental health

As remote learning continues, it’s no secret that mental health is suffering. However, creating a sense of belonging can help students feel more connected.

Why Representation Matters to BIPOC Teachers and Their Students

High School & Society

Why Representation Matters to BIPOC Teachers and Their Students

We spoke to education leaders on why representation is important. Here’s their perspective on representation, inclusivity, and why we need to move beyond diversity for diversity’s sake.

Submissions from XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge Reveal What Matters Most to Students Today

High School Life

Submissions from XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge Reveal What Matters Most to Students Today

In XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge, students explored the causes they’re passionate about through artivism: a blend of art and activism that promotes positive change.

These Students Won the XQ #MakeASongChallenge

High School Life

These Students Won the XQ #MakeASongChallenge

Students from across the country submitted original songs about issues close to them. Here’s how music professionals reacted to them.

Upbeat Academy: Music Education that Transforms Lives

High School Life

Upbeat Academy: Music Education that Transforms Lives

All students have the potential to do amazing things. This school gives students the tools they need to unleash creativity through music education and lead them to success.

Education Policy 101: What Is Education Policy?

High School & Society

Education Policy 101: What Is Education Policy?

Everyone is an education policymaker; some might just not know it. Dive into the basics with this summary and learn everything from how it works to how you can get involved.

Read

Strategies, resources, and stories that empower you to rethink high school.

Why Representation Matters to BIPOC Teachers and Their Students

High School & Society

Why Representation Matters to BIPOC Teachers and Their Students

We spoke to education leaders on why representation is important. Here’s their perspective on representation, inclusivity, and why we need to move beyond diversity for diversity’s sake.

Submissions from XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge Reveal What Matters Most to Students Today

High School Life

Submissions from XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge Reveal What Matters Most to Students Today

In XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge, students explored the causes they’re passionate about through artivism: a blend of art and activism that promotes positive change.

5 Ways to Inclusively Teach Black History

High School Redesign

5 Ways to Inclusively Teach Black History

Black History Month is an opportunity to reflect on the impact Black history has had in shaping the world we live in. Here are 5 resources for you to bring it to life in your classroom.

Upbeat Academy: Music Education that Transforms Lives

High School Life

Upbeat Academy: Music Education that Transforms Lives

All students have the potential to do amazing things. This school gives students the tools they need to unleash creativity through music education and lead them to success.

Watch

Explore videos that showcase the stories and work behind communities making a difference in their high schools.

Educational Equity Mindset in Practice

High School Redesign

Educational Equity Mindset in Practice

Making Connections With Students Through Community-Based Projects

High School Redesign

Making Connections With Students Through Community-Based Projects

7:29
Equitable Teaching Strategies: Asset Framing in Practice

High School Life

Equitable Teaching Strategies: Asset Framing in Practice

Off-White Founder Virgil Abloh Interview on Education, Art, Culture, and Design

Beyond High School Graduation

Off-White Founder Virgil Abloh Interview on Education, Art, Culture, and Design

student janay kelley spoken word artists

High School Life

Student Performs Powerful Spoken Word Poem About Graduation and Life

why rethink high school

High School Redesign

Why Should We #ReThinkHighSchool? | Why XQ

Discuss

Gain and share knowledge with students, educators, families, and changemakers. Ask questions and connect with people who contribute insights and answers around high school.

Learn online and on-demand.

Check out our free learning experiences.

Available Learning Experiences

  • Misty Copeland Coming Soon

    XQ Dance and Activism Challenge ft. Misty Copeland

    Express your identity through dance and movement. Move your body, move your soul.

  • XQ Music and Activism Challenge with SOL Development Listen Now

    XQ Music and Activism Challenge ft. SOL Development

    Listen to top submissions from the XQ #MakeASong Challenge!

  • XQ Art and Activism Challenge with BMike Coming Soon

    XQ Visual Art and Activism Challenge ft. BMike

    Picture the world you’d like to see. Create an artwork that inspires change.

Become a Member

Join our community where teachers, students, school leaders, and families can learn, engage, and lean on each other for support.

Join Now

Our Mission

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

Learn More about XQ