Stories

Offering Another Way for Educators

Mara Linaberger, a lifelong educator in school districts around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, created Microschool Builders to support a network of teacher-led microschools around the globe. 

Giving All Students the Opportunity to Flourish

With traditional school options, many deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing families struggled to find an educational option that allowed their students to learn in a mixed environment. The Albuquerque Sign Language (ASL) Academy was founded by a group of educators and parents who faced this challenge every day and decided to do something about it by starting their own school.

Pathways to Success

For all the talk now about pandemic-related mental health challenges for students, it’s worth remembering how things were before COVID-19. In 2019, more than a third of high school students had “experienced persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness, a 40 percent increase since 2009,” according to the

Strike School Hits A Home Run

At Strike School, an online education program that offers a virtual classroom, personalized learning coaching and homeschool help, students are given the flexibility to learn whenever and wherever works best for them with teachers that will cater curriculum specific to their needs.  “We’ve diversified our whole concept around the

Homeschooling in Georgia Has Come A Long Way

DeKalb Christian Home Educators started in 1989 to give families in the metro Atlanta area – it serves DeKalb, Rockdale, Fulton, Newton, Henry, and Gwinnett counties – more educational options.
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