A Winning Model at Tapestry Charter School
Students and faculty at Tapestry Charter School in Buffalo NY made it to the front page of The Buffalo News on Sunday.
The teaching model is nontraditional. Students are pushed to regularly reflect on their own achievements and face their shortcomings with honesty. They meet daily with a "crew" of classmates who stick together for all four years, facing the ups and downs of life as an in-house family for kids who don't always have that kind of support at home. The faculty immerses students in projects that give their learning a purpose and instill kids with the belief that they have the power through education to shape their world.
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