School District of Philadelphia

Through the School Redesign Initiative and New School opportunity in Philadelphia teacher teams have an opportunity to provide leadership to their school design and implementation process. More information is available at

Individual schools in this group include:

Building 21 Philadelphia

Building 21 Philadelphia is a non-selective competency-based high school in the School District of Philadelphia. It is a new secondary model that seeks to facilitate an authentic learning experience that will address the unique social and academic needs of all learners. The B21 Ferguson team will work closely with members of the local and school […]

Workshop School

At the core of everything we do at the Workshop is project work. Projects must address a problem that is important to both the student and to society, and they must result in work that can be evaluated using real-world standards. While in the lower grades (9-10) teachers play a more prominent role in designing […]