A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High by Samuel Levin,Susan Engel

By Samuel Levin,Susan Engel

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

The tuition succeeded past anyone’s wildest expectancies and went directly to be featured in Newsweek, NPR, and the Washington Post. for the reason that its beginnings in 2010, the autonomous venture serves as a countrywide version for uplifting pupil engagement.

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

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