Grouping is based on autonomy levels rather than grade levels and students move forward based on their own decision. This autonomy level is decoupled from academics.
Compliance vs Agency – Agency is what young people really need for the future.
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On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast Nate McClennen is joined by Orly Friedman Head of School at Red Bridge in San Francisco, a unique learning environment that builds agency in young people. Orly has worked in the DC public schools, Khan Lab School and with Transcend – among many other experiences. We had the chance to catch up with her at ASU-GSV and she was excited to share the story of the school.