June 1, 2016
by Kyle Callahan
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We Don’t Give Grades

Students in our Social Entrepreneurial program don’t receive grades for their work. There are several reasons for this. First, grades do not reflect a student’s real learning; instead, they reflect the student’s ability to comply with their teacher’s expectations and to fit … Continue reading

September 22, 2013
by Kyle Callahan
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“If schools were for learning…”

In an article titled, “Schools are for showing off, not for learning,” Psychology Today seems to come out in favor of schools like ours: If schools were for learning rather than showing off, we would design them entirely differently. They … Continue reading