Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dawn Bowles, the principal at Millwood High School (MHS), a part of Millwood Public Schools in Oklahoma City, to learn about the tremendous gains her st
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[Partner Spotlight] How Courseware and EdOptions Academy Support Clearview Horizon’s Holistic, Whole-Child Residential Program
During the teenage years, academics can offer many pathways into successful adulthood—whether students’ next steps include enrolling in college, beginning a career, or joining the
Building a Successful Alternative High School Program Through Love, High Expectations, and Restorative Education
What does it take to build a successful alternative school that serves students who are underserved by the community? The staff at Crossroads Academy in Uvalde CISD in Texas developed their program around a mission of love, high expectations, and restorative education and have helped some of the district's most at-risk students get back on track and earn their high school diplomas.
Some children find true passions outside of the classroom early on. For these students, balancing those activities with critically important academics is a consistent challenge.