In search of relevant, student-centered learning, many traditional high schools are adding internship programs and capstone projects to their curriculum. This innovative Rhode Island high school built its entire curriculum around each individual child’s curiosity about the future. Listen in as one girl, who had lost her way in a traditional high school, found her North Star.

In the third season of Like a Sponge, we explore how high schools need to change, and the ways some educators are rethinking assumptions and remaking their schools to actually work for students. In this episode, we look at how The Met High School in Rhode Island built its entire curriculum around helping kids follow their passions, learn about the world, and discover what they would like to do.

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