A School Within a School
The Essential QUESTION
- Can an existing school be transformed in a reasonable time frame?
Other Discussion Questions
What strikes you as noteworthy about this?
Is this model something your school should consider? What would prevent you from pursuing it?
Are the teachers and students forming this new program taking big risks? What is their upside? How do you think this will play out at this school?
With an approach along these lines, can our public schools innovate? Be as innovative, or even more innovative, than charter or private schools?
What micro-innovations could your school try to explore the possibility of forming a “school within a school”?