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Charter schools transform classrooms into flexible learning environments

Ed Source – Michael Collier

“An unusual cluster of bright-colored schools, perched on a well-landscaped hillside adjacent to a shopping mall in Richmond, have become models of innovation for breaking down the conventional ways that schools are designed. In particular, the interior spaces in the three adjacent charter schools mark a radical departure from traditional classrooms by creating “flexible classrooms,” which allow for any number of configurations of students working together, individually or under the guidance of a teacher. The latest designs are in line with a push in California to rethink traditional classroom design. In November, California voters approved a $9 billion bond measure that will help pour money into local communities to renovate existing schools and build new ones.”(more)

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