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When Science Class Is in a Former Macy’s

Charter schools are popping up in struggling malls as landlords look for alternative tenants and communities seek to increase educational opportunities.

Unfulfilled Promise The Forty-Year Shift from Print to Digital and Why It Failed to Transform Learning

The shift from print to digital is the most significant change in how human beings learn since the printing press. It marked a shift from ...

Why Doesn’t Every Office Building Have A Microschool?

More businesspeople… as well as employers, are recognizing the value of small, personalized schools and similar learning spaces and are exploring ways to bring microschools ...
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Next Wave of Microschool Founders are More Diverse, Less Likely to be Educators

The face of microschooling is changing — from the racial diversity and professional background of its founders to how these small, nontraditional learning centers finance ...
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School Fit: A Teacher’s Reflection

Can a school really make a dramatic difference to a student? This teacher from The Sycamore School certainly feels that it does in experience and ...
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Intergenerational Learning Ideas

Forging connections between young learners and older people can strengthen SEL skills like empathy and community building – 3 ways students and older adults can ...
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Ten Innovative Educational Programs Awarded Grants to Transform Learning

Micro schools, rooted in a tradition of cooperative and small-scale learning, are envisioned to become diverse, sustainable, and impactful alternatives within the educational landscape. To ...
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Teachers Want to Innovate. Schools that Don’t Let Them Are Losing Out

At the end of April, I attended a conference in Atlanta featuring a small but heterogenous group of self-described education entrepreneurs. It was the second ...

60 Years of Research on Small Schools

Smaller learning communities offer greater benefits in every key area of national concern as well as of concern to every parent and school leader: safety, ...

Participation in Private Education Choice Programs

This is an update of an analysis on take-up in educational choice programs published in Education Next. In that analysis, we looked at programs that ...

Building a Microschool Network with Iman Alleyne of Kind Academy

As teachers, we know that kids are unique individuals and learn differently from one another. And while teachers do an amazing job at teaching students ...
Why families and teachers are turning to micro schools

Why families and teachers are turning to micro schools

Micro schools are gaining popularity in the Phoenix area as families search for flexibility and teachers express overwhelming stress due to conditions brought on by ...

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