Inside a high-expectations, high-support school

Many charter schools have adopted this school model to help traditionally underserved students prepare for college. KIPP Bayview Academy, a 5-8 school in San Francisco, exemplifies this cool school model.

This video is part of our Cool School Models series, which features seven new and emerging school models. Across the country, some standout schools have thrown out the old playbook and created something totally new. Kids tend to love these schools, as do the educators who work there, which makes for creative, innovative learning environments where kids grow and thrive. Check out the other six emerging school models (project-based learning; language immersion; place-based learning; Montessori; environmental science; and performance-based learning) to get a glimpse of what’s possible — and then look for schools like these near you.

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