About four years ago, parents and educators in Danville, KY, decided they wanted more from their schools. Impressed by classrooms that were using “project based learning,” the community outlined a new vision for the district. Today, Danville seems to be on its way to making lasting change. They say there’s one thing holding them back: the state test. But that may be changing too.
This program is made possible by the following funders:
Grade Level Reading Fund of the Tides Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Tietz Family Foundation.
Find out what happened in Danville before we arrived, after we left, and why you should watch a documentary we produced 16 years ago.
Want to learn more about this type of teaching? Watch our other ‘Deeper Learning’ reports for the NewsHour here.
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