Using Data to Drive Innovation in a Time of Uncertainty

Innovation at Classical Charter Schools Classical Charter Schools is unique in using data to achieve its mission of developing academically successful, liberated scholars of impeccable character. Our meticulous, data-informed approach to innovation means we are constantly improving our practice based on evidence. Of course, it also means that in comparison...

A Message to Our Community on Recent National Events

Below is a letter to the Classical Community from Executive Director and the Founder of Classical Charter Schools, Lester Long. While, we typically use this blog to share the strategies and insights we've developed in support of fellow educators, we recognize that right now, our focus, and the focus of...

What Educators Can Learn from Remote Learning

With COVID-19’s impact reverberating across the globe, it has been a particularly intense and challenging time for educators. In the epicenter of this outbreak, New York City schools are working around the clock to reinvent virtual pedagogical approaches on the fly, aiming to prevent student learning loss in a “COVID-slide.”...

Why Latin? The Purpose Behind Our Classical Curriculum

In 335 BC, Aristotle started a school called The Lyceum based on the love of the abstract, the desire to know, and the mastery of basic mathematical principles. Aristotle was one of the first Renaissance men—a type of learner who understood that every discipline is interconnected. Celebrated as the first...