See video link featuring students from CICS West Belden. Next year CICS Irving Park, Bucktown, and West Belden will all be working with Leap Innovations to deepen participation, rigor, and efficacy around device-driven personalized learning. Mary Stafford and several Distinctive Schools team members developed the grant applications which led to this funded partnership. Stay tuned for progress. Special kudos to Phyllis Lockett and the LEAP Innovations leadership. LEAP Innovations advance the use of personalized learning and technology to accelerate education for students. LEAP serves as the new R&D hub for education innovation, bringing the best technology to Chicago to pilot, research and scale. This is a wonderful initiative for Chicago students, parents, and teachers to bring more 21st Century learning to schools.