Coming in May, schools on the rapid release schedule will begin rolling out the new layout on May 3rd and schools on the scheduled release will begin rolling out on May 17th. Both releases could take up to two weeks to complete.
In the meantime, take a look at Eric Curts’ overview of what’s to come. Google listened to the needs of educators and other users and made some fabulous changes. After watching Eric’s 5 minute video, I think you will agree.