Month: January 2021

New Year’s Resolutions for Educators

Educators and parents of all backgrounds are worried about learning losses suffered by their students during the pandemic. It has become clear that teachers can’t effectively serve 120+ high school students a day doing remote learning by trying to replicate the classroom experience through Zoom. Dr. Caprice Young, our national superintendent, offers New Year’s resolutions […]

Written by on January 21, 2021

After Multiple School Transfers, Cameron Found FLEX and Flourished

Frustrated at his traditional school, Cameron got into fights with other students. As he bounced from school to school, he discovered that his teachers quickly gave up on him. Then he found FLEX and was interested in learning because of the personalized model. “I like doing my work one-on-one. Just me and my work and […]

Written by on January 21, 2021

Mentoring is Critical in Challenging Times

What is one of the most powerful tools to prevent teens from taking a troubled path, skipping school or dropping out? Experts agree – it’s mentoring. Oprah Winfrey credits her teacher/mentor for helping her overcome a troubled childhood and putting her on a path to success.   January is National Mentoring Month, and a reminder of how […]

Written by on January 21, 2021