New PDF release: A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High

By Samuel Levin,Susan Engel

A institution of Our Own tells the extraordinary tale of the self sufficient undertaking, the 1st student-run highschool in the US. Founder Samuel Levin, a highschool junior who had already completed foreign status for growing undertaking Sprout—the first farm-to-school lunch software within the United States—was pissed off together with his personal schooling and observed disaffection between his friends. In reaction, he lobbied for and created a brand new institution in accordance with a couple of uncomplicated principles approximately what little ones want from their highschool experience.

The institution succeeded past anyone’s wildest expectancies and went directly to be featured in Newsweek, NPR, and the Washington Post. on the grounds that its beginnings in 2010, the autonomous undertaking serves as a countrywide version for uplifting scholar engagement.

In developing his institution, Samuel collaborated with Susan Engel, the famous developmental psychologist, educator, and author—and Samuel’s mom. A institution of Our Own is their account in their life-changing yr in schooling, a booklet that mixes poignant tales, academic idea, and useful how-to recommendation for development new, extra enticing academic environments for our children.

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