3/8/17 • Racine, Wisconsin • The public Montessori program at Goodland Elementary in Racine Unified School District, covered on MontessoriPublic here, has been a hit with parents and school administrators, and […]
Tempe Elementary School District #3, in Tempe, Arizona, is launching a public Montessori program, Meyer Montessori, opening this fall with three Children’s House classrooms and plans to expand. According to Meyer’s […]
There’s a new feature here at the MontessoriPublic website — if you’re a regular visitor, you may have seen it already. Up there in the menu, you’ll see a new […]
MontessoriPublic Print Edition will be coming out in a second edition this May, with a focus on charter schools and school choice.
2/5/17 • Madison, Wisconsin • Isthmus Montessori Academy, in a story MontessoriPublic has been following here and here, has received approval from the Madison School Board for its long-standing plan to […]
1/26/17 • Jacksonville, Florida • The Duval County School Board is “figuring out how to ensure diversity at a Jacksonville elementary Montessori school” according to a story on WJCT, a community-supported […]
1/18/17 • Madison, Wisconsin • Isthmus Montessori Academy, a private Montessori school in Madison founded in 2012 with the explicit goal of becoming Madison’s first public Montessori school, is up […]
1/16/2o17 • Flint, Michigan • Flint Community Schools (the Flint, Michigan public school district) has launched the district’s only public Montessori classroom this year, opening this fall with a single […]
12/29/16 • Milwaukee, Wisconsin • Milwaukee Public Schools, already notable for its robust and long-standing Montessori public programs dating back to the mid-70s, has approved an expansion of Howard Avenue Montessori […]
The story touches on nearly every challenge of public Montessori in the last three decades: the access to training, overcoming resistance to a different model, balancing access and open enrollment with a sense of “fit” with Montessori, equity and diversity, changes in leadership, and more.