From September to Now: 20th Anniversary Take-Aways

This innovative district lets students choose how to learn. These models include project based learning (a model that CTL promotes and is currently implementing in three schools), online classrooms, peer-led, self-paced, traditional, and an original design called Cardinal Academy where students develop their own learning plan under the guidance of an academic advisor. Read More →


Art has the power…

When someone asks me why the arts are important to learning, I usually respond by describing my own experience in using the arts to excite learners. One such experience follows. Here is the scene: A narrow, windowless room in an urban middle school, with twelve desks and twelve teenage bodies that don’t quite fit sitting in them. Read More →

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