The District’s innovation schools use a problem-solving approach to learning. Such a significant shift has not been easy.
U School students mentor younger peers and encourage artistic expression. The program grew out of the Aspen Challenge.
They also can foster connections with community members, from neighbors to experts.
Organizers said people in 100 schools participated. Students said the activities were affirming. The District barred coverage of in-school events.
Part of the reason is state policy. But several schools have adopted the dual-language immersion model.