The K-12 Education Dive Awards for 2017
The 2017 Dive Awards for K-12 Education recognize the industry’s top disruptors and innovators. These administrators, districts and trends are transforming the industry and shaping the future.
Administrator of the Year
Four years ago, Paul Robeson High School in Philadelphia was slated for closure. Spared at the 11th hour, the high-poverty school now has around 300 students enrolled, and is recognized as the city's most-improved high school.See the full story
District of the Year
Under longtime Superintendent Chris Steinhauser, the district has structured itself for success and sees continued academic gains.See the full story
Most Disruptive/Innovative Idea
School districts have found strength in numbers, joining forces to leverage their collective resources and buying power amid ongoing budget austerity nationwide.See the full story
Partnership of the Year
Wagner College, a private, liberal arts institution that created the academy in collaboration with the New World Foundation’s Civic Opportunities Initiative Network in 2013, is now expanding opportunities to elementary and middle school students.See the full story
Obsession of the Year
Last year’s election season — and the fake articles masquerading as real, campaign-related news — sent educators scrambling for resources on how to help students critically evaluate the daily onslaught of media messages in their lives.See the full story
Policy of the Year
Ongoing implementation has graduated the nation's primary K-12 law from 2016's Obsession of the Year to 2017's Policy of the Year. And there's a lot to take in.See the full story
The 2017 Dive Awards were distributed across our fourteen vertical markets: BioPharma, CIO, Construction, Education, Food, Healthcare, HR, Marketing, Mobile Marketer, Retail, Smart Cities, Supply Chain, Utility, and Waste. See all the Dive Award winners here.