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Read the true story that started Patti on this journey, her fictionalized account of the bureaucratic thinking, corruption, and power politics that are paralyzing our public education system:

Angel Park

While Angel Park takes place in an American town, the characters, the situations, and both the frustration and the transformation are universal.

Join people from all over the United States--teachers, parents, journalists, professors, policymakers--and supporters from Canada, India, Turkey, England, New Zealand, Australia, Scotland and many other countries who want to hear something NEW about changing the schools.  The impetus for “school reform” is a global phenomenon.


What the people want is very simple--they want an America as good as its promise.”
--Barbara Jordan


Once a new idea springs into existence, it cannot be unthought. There is a sense of immortality in a new idea.”
--Edward De Bono, New Think ... Lateral Thinking...


The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”
--Alan Kay

Ideal Teaching Situations

Our favorite images of what school can be show teachers with small groups of students--not tests, not desks in rows--but personal support for every child.  

Let the changes begin...

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Sir Ken Robinson on Changing Education Paradigms:

The London-based RSA, an international organization for 21st century enlightenment, has created this animation from excerpts of a talk by Sir Ken Robinson, the popular guru of creativity, change, and enlightened schooling.  Here in graphic form are the underlying principles that lock us in traditional models when the new century cries out for personalized, collaborative, passion-based schools.


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