Common Principles for Uncommon Schools

Horace Jeremy Nesoff

Choosing To Participate

Ask students what to “participate” means. In a year of a presidential election, would they say it means to choose to vote for the candidate of their choice? Would they say that it means to make a choice about helping victims of storms or natural disasters? Would they see how making choices to participate could begin right in their own

Horace: Jeremy Nesoff Published: December 9, 2008 By: Jeremy Nesoff Topics:

The Belmont Zone of Choice: Community-Driven Action for School Change

During the summer of 2006, Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and union officials announced that the Pico Union area of East Los Angeles would soon be home to the Belmont Zone of Choice (BZC). The BZC encompasses the Belmont High School attendance area and will include up to 10 Belmont Pilot Schools, each with a targeted enrollment of 400

Horace: Jeremy Nesoff Published: February 19, 2007 By: Jeremy Nesoff Topics: Community Collaboration