Have You Heard Podcast

Montessori Schools: They’re not just for rich white kids anymore

Have You Heard, an education podcast, profiles an urban Montessori school in Washington, DC. From the podcast: When Maria Montessori developed a new teaching method for society’s “lost” children in the early 1900s, she had no idea it would become one of the go-to ways rich white parents educate their toddlers. But now, public urban Montessori schools are catching on in a big way and challenging some deeply held beliefs about how urban kids should be educated.

MONTESSORI SCHOOLS: THEY’RE NOT JUST FOR RICH WHITE KIDS ANYMORE

Megan Fowler