Front Street School Case Study

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Introduction: Front Street School is a public school located in Hempstead, New York. This is a public school that follows New York State requirements. Front Street School has approximately 361 students enrolled which serve students from grades 1st through 5th. Progressive School of Long Island is a progressive, private, non-sectarian, non-profit elementary school located in Merrick, New York. Progressive School serves students from grades K through 8th. Progressive has 135 students enrolled. Progressive is a school that is mainly chartered by the New York Board of Regents. Grace Lutheran School is a private, Christian school located in Malverne, NY. It has 305 students in grades Pre-School, and K-6th. Each of these different schools all has…show more content…
At Front Street School they try to strive for this goal by promoting success for all students. Front Street School also encourages for their learners to be independent, responsible, collaborative and caring members of the community. At Progressive they follow a Neohumanism way of learning. What this means is that Neo-Humanism is an educational philosophy that promotes Learning for All, Remembering and Putting into Practice, Life as a Mission, and Divergent Thinking. At Grace Lutheran they strive to develop future leaders for our society. Grace Lutheran provides an Academic Enrichment Program for gifted students. Grace also provides resource room to strengthen our children's…show more content…
Common Core Standards are extremely tough especially within in this district. In my personal opinion I believe that Common Core stresses the importance of test taking. Therefore students are taught to pass the test and not taught to love learning. Common Core forces students to read more complex texts that provide background knowledge from science, and social studies. Students are challenged to ask questions that requires them to refer back to the text. This forces students to be critical thinkers, problem solvers, and analytical thinkers which helps them be ready for the future; college, career, and life. The Common Core also concentrates on a clear set of math skills and concepts. This forces students to learn concepts in a more organized way. These standards encourage students to solve real-world problems (New York State Common Core
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