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 […]
1/18/17 • 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 […]
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.
12/12/16 • Tulsa, Oklahoma • Oklahoma’s first public Montessori school is slated to open in Tulsa Public Schools’ Emerson Elementary School, beginning in the fall of 2018, according to an article […]
MontessoriPublic — Print Edition went out in the mail today. It’s a 24 page newsprint tabloid size paper designed with an eye to the former Public School Montessorian and packed […]
12/2/2016 • Louisville, Kentucky • The Jefferson County Board of Education has approved a proposal for a Montessori magnet high school program at Louisville’s Central High, according to a story in […]
Montessori in a homeless shelter?
You might be thinking, “How is that going to work?”
But it’s working, in two inspiring programs in South Bend, Indiana, and St. Paul, Minnesota.
The Developmental Environment Rating Scale, or DERS, is an important new tool developed by the National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector (NCMPS) for measuring what matters in Montessori […]
10/17/16 • Oakland, California • Urban Charter Montessori School, one of three Montessori schools to receive a Next Generation Learning Challenges Breakthrough grant (described here on MontessoriPublic), got a nice write-up […]