Contributing to a Better World
EL Education schools create remarkable student achievement while cultivating character so students can contribute to a better world. Watch examples of this in action from coast to coast at Conway Elementary School in Escondido, CA and Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (WHEELS) in New York, NY. Fourth grade "Super Stewards" at Conway repopulate trout in their local watershed as part of their Better World Project, so "the life cycle will keep on going." Seniors at WHEELS engage in a Youth Participatory Action project, proclaiming that education can "shift the whole Universe.