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Super Schools to Empower Students

XQ's Super School Project is working to rethink American high schools to pilot new and innovative models of learning to better prepare students for careers of the future. Check out more details on XQ's project and their 10 super schools, or click here to learn how to tune in for their one-hour XQSuper School TV special tonight on all major networks.

Learning from Local Government

New York Magazine spoke with nine mayors, including NewDEAL Mayors Steve Benjamin (Columbia, SC), Pete Buttigieg (South Bend, IN), Karen Freeman-Wilson (Gary, IN), and Nan Whaley (Dayton, OH), about how they're building resilient cities and what Washington DC can learn from city-level leadership. Read the interview for their insights on working across the aisle, reaching across the rural/urban divide, and the new ideas that have their attention.

NewDEALer in the Spotlight:
Lee Harris, Senate Minority Leader
(Memphis, TN)


Online Voter Registration

Thanks to a bill co-sponsored by NewDEAL Leader Tennessee Senate Minority Leader Lee Harris, Tennessee recently rolled out a new online voter registration system. The new system allows voters to register in as little as 90 seconds. Read more about the system and how it aims to increase voter participation.

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