Your assignment is to design a magnet school. You will have complete pedagogical, creative, financial, and organizational power; so the sky’s the limit! Dream big!!
Requirements for your magnet school
Name of school
Theme or focus of educational program
Resources including textbooks used
Assessment plan ( must include at least one standardized test in elementary, middle, and high grade levels in reading, math, science, and writing)
Use of technology
Criteria for teachers who work there
Criteria for students who attend
Criteria for parent involvement of student families
Role of community service
Design of facility/building
Organization of school leadership
Anything else I may have forgotten 🙂
You should write this information in narrative form. It should be 1 1/2 to 2 pages long and be in the format of a press release to announce to the community the opening of your magnet school. Ideas for theme or focus: International Baccalaureate, Multiple Intelligences, Quality Schools, KIPP Academy, Fine Arts, Humanities, STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), Technology, Career Technical, etc.