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Episode 22: Denise Airola, Office of Innovation for Education, University of Arkansas

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In this episode, we talk with Denise Airola, the Director of the Office of Innovation for Education at the University of Arkansas. Denise and her team are incredibly knowledgeable about how schools can be flexible and innovative to try to better face challenges in their own contexts and meet the needs of the students they face. We talk about policy factors that influence how schools embrace innovation and what sorts of targeted supports her office can offer those who looking to do things a little different in their own educational environment. Learn more about her work by checking out the OIE’s website and following them on Twitter at @InnoEdOIE.

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