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Innovative Standards-based Graduation Models

Summary: Below is a compilation of resources of documents and a few schools & school models that use powerful innovative approaches to meeting standards through a combination of proficiency-based approaches and performance... Read on...

International Democratic Education Institute

Summary: The goal of the International Democratic Education Institute is to bring together Bowling Green State University faculty, community leaders and other educators from the US and abroad to promote democracy through... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseTeacher Education

Islandwood - A School in The Woods

Summary: Located on Bainbridge Island near Seattle in Washington State, IslandWood is a unique 255-acre outdoor learning center designed to provide exceptional learning experiences and inspire life-long environmental and... Read on...

Jane Addams School for Democracy

Summary: The Jane Addams School for Democracy brings immigrant families, college students and other community members together to do public work and learning. It is a community-based initiative inspired by the vision of... Read on...

Jefferson County Open School

Summary: Jefferson County Open School is a public pre-K through 12 school in Lakewood, Colorado, based on student-directed learning, mentorship, and caring relationships. For over thirty-five years, the Open School has provided... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in ShowcaseK-12 Schools

Jennings Community Learning Center

Summary: Jennings Community Learning Center is a unique public charter school offering Minnesota students an opportunity to experience education by exploring the world. For Jennings CLC, the world is their classroom, and for... Read on...

King County Youth Development Network

Summary: The King County Youth Development Network (KCYDN) is a collaborative resource and network for local youth development staff, both online and in-person. KCYDN provides a centralized website where youth development... Read on...

Learning Dreams

Summary: Learning Dreams creates a culture of learning. We provide intense home and community-based support for parents and children to help them become active members of a culture of learning. Learning Dreams works with the... Read on...

Lehman Alternative Community School

Summary: The Lehman Alternative Community School (LACS) is a nationally renowned public, educational alternative, combined middle and high school in the Ithaca City School District in Ithaca, New York. Serving grades 6-12 with... Read on...

Little Village Lawndale High School Campus & Social Justice High School

Summary: On May 13th, 2001 fourteen community residents of Little Village neighborhood in Chicago staged a nineteen day hunger strike demanding the construction of a new high school. The high school had been promised, but was... Read on...

Llano Grande Center

Summary: The Llano Grande Center is a local non-profit that works to revitalize our community through our youth. Our goals include creating access to higher education, engaging students in community change initiatives and... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseCommunity and Youth Programs

Manhattan Country School

Summary: Manhattan Country School is where a commitment to academic excellence, social responsibility, and equality combine to create a unique learning environment. Our mission is to ensure that our students have the knowledge,... Read on...

Minnesota New Country School

Summary: Our Mission: Exploring the world through project-based learning
Minnesota New Country School serves students in grades 6-12. MNCS is an EdVisions flagship school whose education practices are founded in values of small... Read on...

Mission Hill K-8 School

Summary: The Mission Hill School is a Boston Public Pilot School in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts serving approximately 220 children, ages 3-14 (grades K-8). The small learning community emphasizes a project-based, collaborative... Read on...

National Inventory of Schools with Teacher Autonomy

Author: Education Evolving

Summary: From Education Evolving, this online database tracks K-12 public schools around the United States that have varying degrees of teacher autonomy over educational decision-making. The Inventory includes a map and list of... Read on...

Newark-Montclair Urban Teacher Residency Program

Summary: The Newark-Montclair Urban Teacher Residency Program (NMUTR) is an innovative apprenticeship-based program of study for individuals with a deep commitment to urban teaching. This Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 1 review Posted in ShowcaseTeacher Education

Northwest Passage High School

Summary: Northwest Passage High School is a small experiential based charter school serving students in grades 9-12. The school utilizes progressive learning models for students to develop their critical thinking skills, as well... Read on...

Rated: 32121 (3/5), based on 2 reviews Posted in ShowcaseK-12 Schools

Nuestra Escuela

Summary: Nuestra Escuela ("Our School") is a widely respected community education program in Puerto Rico based on a mission of love. Founded in 2000, it enrolls 350 students who are typically between ages 13 and 22, and... Read on...

Rated: 43211 (4/5), based on 4 reviews Posted in ShowcaseK-12 SchoolsCommunity and Youth Programs

NYC iSchool

Summary: The iSchool, located in New York City, is a public high school that combines innovative use of technology with a problem-based approach to learning. Started in 2008 with support from NYC Schools Chancellor Joel Klein... Read on...

Rated: 54321 (5/5), based on 3 reviews Posted in ShowcaseK-12 Schools

On Play and Learning

Summary: The voices you hear are those of 8 - 11 year old Opal Public Charter School students, who know well the profound connections between play and learning.

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