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By Samuel Levin,Susan Engel

A tuition of Our Own tells the striking tale of the self sustaining venture, the 1st student-run highschool in the United States. Founder Samuel Levin, a highschool junior who had already completed foreign repute for developing venture Sprout—the first farm-to-school lunch application within the United States—was pissed off along with his personal schooling and observed disaffection between his friends. In reaction, he lobbied for and created a brand new college in line with a couple of basic rules approximately what children want from their highschool experience.

The institution succeeded past anyone’s wildest expectancies and went directly to be featured in Newsweek, NPR, and the Washington Post. due to the fact its beginnings in 2010, the autonomous undertaking serves as a countrywide version for uplifting pupil engagement.

In developing his college, Samuel collaborated with Susan Engel, the famous developmental psychologist, educator, and author—and Samuel’s mom. A university of Our Own is their account in their life-changing yr in schooling, a ebook that mixes poignant tales, academic thought, and functional how-to recommendation for development new, extra attractive academic environments for our children.

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