“Why doesn’t someone do some research on Montessori to prove that it works?” That’s a question that has animated the Montessori world for decades. The answer is complicated, and depends […]
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute, a conservative-leaning education policy think tank associated with Common Core and the charter school movement, has released an interesting study, Three Signs a Proposed Charter School […]
The second issue of MontessoriPublic — Print Edition is out! 20 pages of news and commentary on Charters and Choice in public Montessori, with contributions from Montessori researchers, heads of […]
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 […]
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 […]