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The key to financial sustainability is a principal’s ability to discern what matters for their model and then use the flexibilities they have to align resource allocation to supporting those key elements. In the schools studied, teachers and teacher leadership were critical to model success.

The analysis is part of a new report, titled “Sustaining Innovation & Preparing for Scale: Financial Sustainability and Analysis of Personalized Learning School Models,” released Tuesday by Afton Partners and LEAP Innovations, a nonprofit that supports personalized learning.