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Many teacher-powered schools identify as community schools, and vice versa. Read more about the parallels between these two models, here.
At Woods Learning Center—a teacher-powered school in Wyoming—Mrs. Jackson and her student Jude engage in similar learning and innovation skills.
Read the initial white paper of the Teacher-Powered Schools Initiative, which describes the results of national research that found overwhelming support for the "teacher-powered" idea among teachers and the general public.
Kim Farris-Berg and Ed Dirkswager studied and described teacher-powered schools in their book, Trusting Teachers with School Success: What Happens When Teachers Call the Shots. Their research found that teachers make choices associated with high-performing cultures when they collectively secure autonomy to design and manage schools. This finding is foundational to our teacher-powered work.
A set of blog posts written by practicing educators in teacher-powered schools.