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The American Teacher Initiative Offers a Different Route into the Classroom

Anna Barrett is a first-year teacher at Founders Classical Academy of Lewisville, Texas. You wouldn’t know it by her poise, but just a year ago, she was still attending class at Baylor University, wondering...

Math in Focus: Building a Solid Math Skills Foundation

For many ResponsiveEd schools, this is the third year of using Math in Focus: Singapore Math in grades K-8. It is a curriculum designed to produce math competency and set students up for success...

ResponsiveEd’s Founders Classical Academy of Schertz Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

Launched this year, Founders Classical Academy of Schertz is celebrating its opening with a ribbon cutting on November 1 at 10:00 a.m. with Senator Donna Campbell in attendance. The event will take place at...

ResponsiveEd’s CEO Named Texas Charter School Association’s Leader of the Year

The Texas Charter School Association (TCSA) named Chuck Cook, Responsive Education Solutions’s (ResponsiveEd) co-founder and CEO, as Texas Charter School Leader of the Year. TCSA recognized him on October 5 during the 2016 Texas...

Tanya and Brad Bell Develop ResponsiveEd’s Premier High Schools in West Texas

Tanya and Brad Bell are serious about helping communities in the west Texas region meet the needs of their students. With 30 years of combined education experience, a business background and a deep understanding...

Common College Application Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

It’s time to apply for college. If you haven’t started yet, you are about to discover that there are a lot of forms, deadlines and fees. You want to represent yourself well on your...

An Important Conversation for Parents and Students: How to Pay for College?

Most students know college is expensive. They hear it from their friends and probably parents. Many students, just knowing that tuition payments require a mountain of money, decide college isn’t for them.  But while...

What is CTE?

Many of ResponsiveEd’s Premier High Schools offer a CTE program. With so many programs designed to help students get ahead, we sat down with Domenica Irula, ResponsiveEd’s program manager of Career and Technical Education,...

Founders Classical Academy Students Explore Math and Science Through the Lynx Academy

High school teacher Jason Brogden believes teenagers are capable of amazing things in math and science when they have tools that foster creativity and when grades don’t count. Coming up with neat ways to...

A Portrait of Wisdom

Wisdom is the core character trait of the month of September. What is wisdom? Wisdom is making practical application of truth in daily decisions. Where does the word come from? Word etymology: Wisdom comes from the...