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Big Picture Night: Long-View's Version of Open House

Big Picture Night: Long-View's Version of Open House

In Harvard Ed's magazine last month, Karen Mapp, a senior lecturer of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, compared traditional back-to-school events to cattle drives. Parents “start in the cafeteria to hear rules for 20 minutes about bussing and about the cafeteria before being herded to classrooms to hear more rules by teachers.” Open houses, Mapp shares, should be more linked to learning. 

It's almost as if Dr. Mapp sat in on Long-View's Big Picture Night the evening of September 15th....

A New Year Begins: Jumping for Joy

A New Year Begins: Jumping for Joy

School is right around the corner and we are exited for our continued expansion! Last year we more than doubled our usable space and remodeled to create two spectacular learning labs and some small conference rooms. This year we have grown our student population and we are maxed out at 24 learners. And we can't wait to get to know them all even better! In preparation for school beginning (and because we couldn't contain our excitement) we issued the following press release: 

NEW SCHOOL CHOICE IN AUSTIN: Is this the future of education?
AUSTIN,TX - August 18, 2016 - As schools open their doors this month, there is a new choice in education, a choice that is redefining education in Austin. Long-View Micro School, a learning space that feels more like a dynamic start-up than it does a typical school....