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By Samuel Levin,Susan Engel

A institution of Our Own tells the amazing tale of the self sustaining undertaking, the 1st student-run highschool in the US. Founder Samuel Levin, a highschool junior who had already completed foreign reputation for growing undertaking Sprout—the first farm-to-school lunch software within the United States—was pissed off together with his personal schooling and observed disaffection between his friends. In reaction, he lobbied for and created a brand new college in accordance with a couple of uncomplicated rules approximately what children want from their highschool experience.

The college succeeded past anyone’s wildest expectancies and went directly to be featured in Newsweek, NPR, and the Washington Post. because its beginnings in 2010, the self sustaining venture serves as a countrywide version for uplifting scholar engagement.

In developing his university, 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 useful how-to suggestion for construction new, extra enticing academic environments for our children.

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