Open School is an innovative education program for amazing kids who need something different than traditional school. We know which kids are most likely to drop out. We find them and surround them with what they need to graduate and get ahead: academics, equity, and advocacy. Learn more about our programs.

Open School East will announce our Fall 2020 plan by August 15.

Read about our plans and commitments to our community.

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July 24, 2020

Evaluating Our Options for School Year 2020-21

The Covid pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for everyone in education. At Open School East, we are proud of how we rose to the occasion in March and immediately found new ways to provide academic, social-emotional, and resource support for our students and families.  Remote learning was completely new for […]
July 24, 2020

Open School Does School Differently

In the traditional education system, marginalized students, especially Black students and students with disabilities, are pushed out of schools and into the criminal justice system. Many students who come to Open School have internalized the idea that they are “bad kids” or that their identity is “problematic.” We’re working to change […]
July 24, 2020

Distance Learning Report 2020

The Covid pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for everyone in education. At Open School, we are proud of how our community came together. Here are a few key wins from this spring:   Thank you to our incredible students, staff, family and supporters for working to keep relationships thriving during this […]

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