Jack and the Giant School

image“…Curriculum: Even the smallest schools (100-200 students) are able to offer core curricula comparable to schools of more than 1,200. Moreover, small schools tend to be more flexible and allow teachers to exercise greater control over curricula. As a result, small schools more often apply innovative teaching methods, such as team teaching, integrated curriculum and multi-age grouping, all of which have been shown to improve student achievement….”

Read this compelling essay by Stacy Mitchell, courtesy of the institute for Local Self Reliance, in its entirety, here:

http://www.ilsr.org/equity/article/jack-and-giant-school/

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