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Manson schools in middle of major transformation

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MANSON — There’s a fascinating educational transformation beginning in the Manson School District that is engaging students in ways far more relevant and meaningful than the standard approach to teaching.

I had the privilege to spend a day last week touring Manson High School classes, talking to teachers, students and administrators about a learning approach that is intended to better meet the needs of students for the 21st Century. The school was in the middle of a two-week test of project-based learning and you could see clear indications that they are tapping into some powerful ways to create the school of the future.

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