Why I'm Starting a School – Part 1

Despite the lack of updating, I’ve actually written a bunch over the past couple of months about starting a school.  Some of it is being published on Gotham Schools.  The first piece went up this week.

In early January, a friend told me she knew someone great who had just been approved by the Department of Education to open a new school. When I emailed Kate Burch to find more about her school, I was skeptical. Having joined Bronx Lab in its second year and experienced the challenges of growing and sustaining a school, I swore I would only join a school in its infancy if the conditions were otherwise perfect.

Yet Kate’s plan for Harvest Collegiate was perfect — and perfect for me.

You can read the whole thing here.