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Cardinal Institute For West Virginia 2022 School Choice Parent Advocate of the Year shares her journey and goals

“The hope is for my work to amplify the cries of the frustrated parents who are tired of it being so incredibly hard to provide a quality education for their children in our state.” – Jamie Buckland Editor’s note: You can learn more about education choice advocate Jamie Buckland here.[Read More…]

Missouri alternative high school achieves personalization through innovation

Editor’s note: You can watch videos of how Liberty Academy High School is rethinking education here and here. A virtual tour of Liberty Academy High School in Liberty, Missouri, a suburb with a population of 30,167, is as notable for what you don’t see as much as for what is[Read More…]

School choice graduate returns to his roots to open new high school in Miami

Editor’s note: reimaginED continues coverage of National Catholic Schools Week with this Q&A with Cesar Munoz, who will lead the newest member of the Cristo Rey family this fall. “The most rewarding part about being an educator is the opportunity to leave a lifelong impact on a person.  Whether it[Read More…]

Where school choice and environmental stewardship go hand in hand

VERO BEACH, Fla. – If you don’t want your kids getting their hands dirty, steer clear of The Willow School. The 72-student, K-8 private school has a riot of a garden, with a mulberry tree along the back fence, a banana tree in the corner, and green erupting in every[Read More…]

Florida education choice activist set to open statewide virtual charter school

“Each day, our scholars will receive live instruction in the metaverse (our virtual reality classroom that could be anywhere from the ancient theater in Pompeii to a prehistoric watering hole) and experience an immersive, collaborative, and socially appropriate experience with their instructor and peers.” – Erika Donalds Imagine going to[Read More…]

Learning pods for underserved students earns South Carolina group national recognition

  As the pandemic gripped the nation in the spring of 2020, American schools shut down and sent students home to finish the semester through online learning. The hastily organized programs were thought to be short-term solutions. But as the rising numbers of coronavirus cases ended administrators’ hopes of fully[Read More…]

Best of 2021: Shakespeare, small engine repair and a ‘melting pot that works’

Editor’s note: reimaginED is proud to reintroduce to our readers our best content of 2021. This post from Step Up For Students director of policy and public affairs Ron Matus originally published on May 12. ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – As the sun rises and smoke wisps from a diffuser, 16[Read More…]