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From the Principal's Office: If Students Designed Their Own Schools (Video)

The video above first appeared in a Huffington Post article last week titled The Independent Project - High School Allows Teens To Decide Their Own Curriculum. The clip gives an overview of a progressive program at Monument Mountain High School in Great Barrington, MA that allows students to design their own course of studies.

I can't help wondering how many of our students would jump at the opportunity to do something similar...

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Patrick Larkin is the Assistant Superintendent for Learning of Burlington Public Schools in Burlington, MA and the former principal of Burlington High. He blogs about education at