Nothing new…. The SEED
Foundation in Washington, D.C. has developed a live-in program that is
Applying expertise of
successful programs… learning from pioneers and progressive programs
•The SEED School currently serves 310 students in grades seven through
twelve. Students are picked through an annual lottery
•SEED's academic program offers a skills-focused, standards-based
curriculum for the first two years, followed by a college-preparatory
curriculum the remaining four years. The construction of the campus was
completed in three phases in order both to meet the growing needs of the
student body and to minimize the upfront financial investment.
•Generous capital campaign contributions from individuals and
•Construction financing through Bank of America's largest loan ever to
a non-profit charter school
•Pro bono services and in-kind donations of furniture and equipment
from businesses and schools
•Passionate dedication and skilled work by design, construction and
•Enthusiasm, design input and support from staff, students, parents and
•Technology-based … PopRead concept that Jimmy McNichol was attempting
to introduce in CA.
•Popular media – Games, Movies, TV shows, Videos… etc. that are already
engaging the youth… are broken down into the academic elements, holistic
views, and curriculum diversity.