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Digital Citizenship: Exploring the Field of Tech for Engagement

In big and small ways, we see the potential for reinventing citizens’ relationships with their neighbors, leaders and governments, as a way to build the informed and engaged communities where we all want to live.Since then, Knight has invested $10 million in two dozen projects, with some early successes.Two years ago, the district’s town hall meetings drew 100 people. Earlier this summer, some 500 people participated through Community PlanIt, navigating challenges and responding to questions like: “If you were a headmaster of a turnaround school, what would you change?” Their 5,000 comments helped inform the way school quality is measured. 

Link: http://www.knightfoundation.org/media/uploads/publication_pdfs/Digital-Citizenship-tech4engage-summi...
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