Graduating From High School With Great Work Habits

Published by — At this school students take ownership of their behavior as well as their learning. “Aaaaah, someone let the chickens out.” Melissa Hall, Vice Principal of Greene Charter School in W. Greenwich, RI, has been keeping an eye out the window behind her desk while she and others were answering my questions.  AContinue reading “Graduating From High School With Great Work Habits”

‘Our School Culture Kicks Butt’

Published by — “The kids can tell we’re setting them up for success.” Like many urban teens, Jessica Coello was obviously smart and capable, but totally turned off from school.  When she was in grade, thinking about high school, someone suggested she visit Blackstone Academy Charter School — recently recognized as 1 of 12 schools “Commended”Continue reading “‘Our School Culture Kicks Butt’”