Non-Traditional Schools

Members of the Teacher Leaders Network debate the potential of charter schools to empower teachers and transform the education system.
October 1, 2008 – Teacher (Web)
An educator strives to create education opportunity by reopening the school where Brown v. Board of Education originated.
February 28, 2008 – Teacher (Web)
Critics argue that the loss of students at some of the network's public schools is alarmingly high.
June 13, 2007 – Education Week
At Villages High School in Florida, getting ready for class is largely about getting ready for work.
March 1, 2007 – Teacher
How you refer to North Star in Hadley, Massachusetts, depends on how you define learning.
December 1, 2006 – Teacher
Are Montessori schools better than their conventional counterpars?
December 1, 2006 – Teacher
Students who enroll at New Haven, Connecticut's Sound School can't be afraid of the water.
December 1, 2006 – Teacher
The story of Amistad Academy, a charter school in New Haven, Connecticut, that turns kids at risk for failing out of school into students determined to enroll in college.
May 1, 2006 – Teacher
As a public school teacher on loan to the Smithsonian's new air and space museum, Margy Natalie relishes bringing her love of flying into the classroom. Includes a photo gallery.
March 1, 2006 – Teacher
Suffering from an incurable degenerative disease, Norma Jean Taylor can no longer walk, or even write legibly. But with help from students and colleagues, she remains a cornerstone of her school.
March 1, 2006 – Teacher
Growing up in St. Petersburg, Florida, Christine Rosen attended the Keswick Christian School, where the Bible was the primary textbook — and the sole authority on the origins of life on Earth. Rosen recounts her struggle, as a young girl, to reconcile her experience at a secular summer science program with Keswick's strict creationist teachings.
January 1, 2006 – Teacher
Some homeschoolers wanting to sample a class or two are being told they have to take the whole meal.
November 1, 2005 – Teacher
Alternative ed veteran Donna Johnson knows what it's like to fall through the cracks. Now, the 58-year-old grandmother is reaching troubled kids online.
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