By | Diane Tavenner
A blueprint for how parents can stop worrying about their children’s future and start helping them prepare for it, from the cofounder and CEO of one of America’s most innovative public-school networks “a treasure trove of deeply practical wisdom that Accords with everything I know about how children thrive.”-Angela Duckworth, new York Times bestselling author ofgrit an educator and mother, Diane tavenner co-founded the first summit school in 2003. Summit public schools has won National recognition because 99 percent of summit students get into a four-year college, and summit students finish college at twice the National average. But in a radical departure from the environments created by the college admissions arms race, summit students aren’t focused on competing with their classmates for rankings or test scores. Instead, students spend their days solving real-world problems and developing the skills of self-direction, collaboration, and reflection, all of which prepare them to succeed in college, thrive in today’s workplace, and lead a secure and fulfilled life.