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Rising Demand For Learner-Driven Education Spurs Acton Academy Growth
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Dec 6, 9:53 AM: Determined to provide her children with a learning environment that nurtures their talents and cultivates their individuality, this fall Gregory launched The Wilder School, a microschool that is part of the booming Acton Academy >
Microschools have popped up in Idaho, but in unknown numbers
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Dec 3, 9:43 AM: Microschools have emerged in Idaho with little legal framework to shape them and no comprehensive tracking of their rise.
Opinion: Innovation classrooms provide new path for public education
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Nov 24, 7:55 AM: Instead, the Idaho Legislature passed Senate Bill 1046, giving parents the option of “innovation classrooms,” an approach to microschools within the public school system. Innovation classrooms are established as an agreement >
Microschools Aim To Personalize Learning And Disrupt The Status Quo (CER in the news)
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Oct 11, 11:17 AM: Imagine a learning environment where students' needs are individually met; where personalized instruction is delivered because class sizes are manageable; where children feel valued, safe, supported and challenged. While in today’s >
Micro-schools are being established in Arizona: What you should know about the new learning format
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Oct 5, 9:48 AM: As classes take place at a public school in Mesa, learning was also taking place inside the walls of a home right across the street. Inside the home, kindergartners were busy working on their daily tasks with their teacher (also >
Microschools + pandemic pods may solve one problem, but there’s more to the story
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Sep 24, 8:46 AM: But more importantly, here's what's missing from this particular solution for the problems we face reopening schools: Equity.
Former CPS Teacher Opens Chicago’s First Mobile School
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Sep 16, 9:37 AM: After seeing the success of the concept, Cowley quit her 17-year teaching job last year to open Urban Explorers of Chicago, a STEAM mobile microschool that serves students from preschool to fifth grade, with a mission of bringing >
La Luz microschool offers new experiences to kids in southwest Denver
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Sep 16, 9:32 AM: At Johnson-Habitat park in southwest Denver, 14 sixth-graders are taking part in a new education experience. Their school day involves more time outside, more one-on-one engagement with teachers, and lessons that draw on their >
Will microschools dominate post-pandemic education?
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Sep 15, 8:54 AM: As their name suggests, microschools, which serve K-12 students, are very small schools that typically serve 10 to 15 students, but sometimes as many as 150. They can have very different purposes but tend to share common >
Micro-schools aim to give students more attention with teachers
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Sep 3, 10:11 AM: Micro schools have been popping up all over the country in the past few years. Zealous Schools opened the first micro-school in the Rocky Mountains when they opened a middle school in Eagle in 2018.
Pilot program highlights ‘microschools’
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Aug 27, 7:49 AM: A group of students in the North Kansas City School District has already been back to school for a couple of months. Their teachers are taking hands-on learning to a new level.
Mesa company behind microschool boom in Arizona
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Aug 26, 4:37 PM: The pandemic has disrupted traditional education all over the country, leading to an increase in microschools. A Mesa company is the reason behind the boom in Arizona.
Bow, Dunbarton to host microschool ‘learning pods’
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Aug 6, 12:46 PM: Elementary and middle school students in Bow and Dunbarton school districts will have the opportunity to try a new type of learning this fall, in small group “pods,” run by a microschool company.
Some parents opting for at-home learning post-pandemic
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Aug 5, 12:10 PM: The micro-school, founded in 2013, is changing the game for gifted and twice exceptional students.
Prenda microschools expand rapidly in Maricopa
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Aug 4, 11:34 AM: The big jump in enrollment occurred in summer 2020 when some parents, frustrated by the virtual learning-from-home brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, started looking for options to get their children back to in-person schooling. >
Norfolk ‘micro-school’ will prep kids for future work
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Jul 30, 9:23 AM: Music superstar Pharrell Williams’ educational nonprofit, Yellow, will be opening a new, independent “micro-school” with a focus on STEM and workforce preparation this fall in Norfolk’s Ghent >
How SchoolHouse Is Aiming To Reimagine Education With Mircroschools
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Jul 28, 2:14 PM: “Specifically for children K-8, SchoolHouse consists of organized pods of less than ten students for the benefit of in-person learning, with the flexibility of at-home lessons that can be curated to meet the needs of each >
Liberty High School teachers receive grants from WGU Missouri
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Jul 26, 11:44 AM: Two Liberty High School teachers were recently awarded grants through WGU Missouri’s “Fund My Classroom” initiative. Both teachers will use the funds to expand their classroom offerings to align with EDGE, a globally focused micro >
‘Guides instead of teachers’: New school looks to redefine the classroom
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Jul 23, 3:40 PM: A school with a non-traditional learning structure is set to open in Fort Wayne. Wilds Academy will have “guides” instead of teachers and “heroes” instead of students. The school, a subset of the 280-facility strong Acton Academy, >
New private school expands to offer experiential, outdoor learning
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Jul 22, 11:01 AM: The new micro-school launched last year, as families adjusted to pandemic-caused changes in the world of education and started looking for flexible, independent learning options. With increasing interest and a new partnership, the >

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