Can kids get passionate about learning — and develop the persistence to follow where it leads? One school has a plan
The Hechinger Report
MARCH 12, 2018
We believe in the idea of trying on different identities: ‘I’m going to be a photographer, robotics engineer, or actor in a Shakespeare play.’ ”. Fifth-graders (from left) Jayden Vargas, David Bojorque, and Ariyana Denny figure out how to make their Lego robot move in a robotics class at Elm City College Prep, in New Haven, Connecticut. The charter network’s New York students had scored below expectations on the new, more challenging Common Core tests.