Ron Matus

Micro-school pioneer: If I can do it, so can you

(reimaginED) – Before all the buzz about learning pods and micro-schools, some folks were already creating learning pods and micro-schools. Jaime Manfra went down this…

Yes, school choice works in rural areas

(reimaginED) – For school choice opponents across America who say school choice can’t work in rural areas, say hi to Hope Rural School! Hope Rural…

Making Christian classical education accessible to all

Kevin Clark is a fellow at The Society for Classical Learning. He’s co-author of an influential book about Christian classical education. For 15 years, he taught at a highly regarded classical school in Central Florida, including classes in logic, rhetoric, philosophy and Christian theology. So it’s no surprise that a decade ago, Clark had mixed feelings about the trend lines for classical education. He was gratified to see more families embracing this approach to teaching and learning that anchored Western civilization for centuries.

There was no school, so this teacher created one

LaBELLE, Fla. — Nearly a century before micro-schools became a thing, a woman named Selma Daniels created one for Black students not far from the…

Florida leads America’s Catholic school rebound

(reimaginED) — One state stands out behind this year’s encouraging Catholic school rebound, and it’s the same one that’s been defying Catholic school trend lines…

The little micro-school that could

LEESBURG, Fla. – When the time came to begin sketching out plans for her own little school, Nikki Duslak sat in her breakfast nook at…

A lot of public school employees like private school choice

(reimaginED) – Many public school districts oppose private school choice, but in Florida, one of the most choice-rich states in America, many of their employees…

This farm sprouted a homeschool co-op – and a peek into the future

(reimaginED) – The Kirby Family Farm isn’t a farm in the usual sense, even if it does produce a few acres of hay and peanuts now and then.…