Tag: Acton Academy

New Florida Acton Academy ready for ‘heroes’ to begin non-traditional education journey

As the COVID-19 pandemic moved into its second year, school got more stressful for Monique Levy’s kids. Six-year-old Sima could barely remember a time when COVID-19 wasn’t a threat. School safety measures made the girl who loves Sonic the Hedgehog and riding her bike fearful. “She was quickly losing her[Read More…]

The rise of altschool and other micro-schools

Editor’s note: This commentary from Michael B. Horn, co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute, is included in the Summer 2020 edition of Education Next. From San Francisco to Austin, Texas, to New York, new forms of schooling termed micro-schools are popping up. As of yet, there is no common definition[Read More…]