Intervention into Personalization

One of the ten common principles of the Coalition of Essential Schools is personalization. This is explained as: “Teaching and learning should be personalized to the maximum feasible extent… the goal is that no teacher has direct responsibility for more than 80...

Celebrating Vito

On Saturday, December 3, we gathered in the assembly hall of Boston Arts Academy/Fenway High School to celebrate Vito Perrone, who passed away in August. It was fitting that we gathered in this space, since Vito cared passionately about schools. I was so pleased that...

Bringing it on Home…

The end of the school year is a time for closure for most schools. At BAA it is also time to kick off  the seventh annual Summer Institute for Arts in Education, an amazing week-long professional development experience for folks interested in school change. Teachers...