new learning models
Instead of focusing solely on passing state assessments, remediating to address gaps, or identifying students for advanced academic programming, schools must become a place where all children can develop their talents.
Rebecca Midles shares how Tacoma Public Schools has taken a collaborative approach to developing its choice schools, working with teachers, parents, and community members to create schools that reflect the needs and interests of the local community.
David “TC” Ellis dreamed about a new kind of high school that would reengage learners through musicology and alongside colleagues opened the High School for Recording Arts in 1998. Getting Smart staff shares more on this journey.