Posts from School

  Joel Tolman           June 14, 2019

Teaching Our Cities -- a network of urban public high schools with a shared focus on the environment and social justice -- is welcoming applications from teams of teachers, students, and others to join in a curriculum design institute, taking place August 5 to 7 at Common Ground High School in New Haven, Connecticut.  We are seeking: Teams of students, teachers, and potentially...

  Joel Tolman           April 16, 2018

I am really excited to welcome you to Teaching Our Cities -- a new web resource center dedicated to rooting urban public schools in their urban environments. I hope you'll explore this new web site, and share it with others who care about city students and city schools. In a hundred different ways, urban public high schools can turn their backs on their cities. They can fortify themselves with...

  Jesse Delia           December 21, 2017

Environmental Leadership (EL) is core to the mission of Common Ground High School - we believe that all students can learn and lead at high levels. In addition to the thematic threads that weave through all four years at CG, students build an EL portfolio over their time here that charts their struggles, successes, growth, and impact on the community. In addition to written reflections, the...