Schools That Work
Meriden Public Schools
A Connecticut superintendent put teachers and students at the forefront of all decisions and transformed a district.Holly Korbey
After we published a video about a special room designed to help autistic kids calm and focus themselves, you had questions. Here’s what it takes to create this kind of space.
Memorandums of understanding help district leaders and union members achieve flexibility around time and money issues.
Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.
See the learning on both sides when fifth graders teach computer skills to first graders.
Peek inside a high school where teachers act as facilitators and students are directors of their own learning.
Visit a school district that has modernized by focusing on four key areas.
A multipronged approach to improving services for students with special needs.
“No agenda” doesn’t mean “no purpose”—these meetings foster innovation and open discussion among district leaders.