Feb 2020

’21st century’s version of a one-room school house’ planned for Brighton

Sean Bradley

Livingston Daily

A new private school has plans to open in Brighton.

Acton Academy – described as a “one room school house for the 21st Century” – has a major twist on education: teachers give students control over their learning.  …

Only in the last decade or so have micro schools really started to grow in popularity, said Michael Horn, an author and speaker on education topics who is based in Massachusetts.

Micro schools came about for several reasons, including technological innovation, a lack of time and money for parents to home-school their children, and costliness of traditional private schools, he said.


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