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February 20, 2016

Grimmway Academy Awarded $20,000 Innovate Learning Grant from the Verizon Foundation

Educators at Grimmway Academy (GA) are preparing their students for the best jobs of the future, with the support of a $20,000 Innovate Learning grant from the Verizon Foundation. The grant will be used to enrich the educational experiences of GA students by supporting the… Read More >

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April 07, 2015

3 Key Takeaways from the 2015 CCSA Conference

Last month a group from Grimmway Academy and the Grimm Family Education Foundation attended the California Charter School Association’s (CCSA) 22nd Annual Conference in Sacramento. We joined more than 2,500 charter school leaders, teachers, supporters and parents from across the state to lend our perspectives,… Read More >

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October 17, 2014

Urban Education Reformers Can Learn From GA’s Model

Like our urban counterparts, Grimmway Academy faces the daily challenges associated with serving low income communities, and an education system that is slow to adopt proven practices that improve schools and achievement levels. In rural areas such as Arvin, we have the added challenge of… Read More >

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October 17, 2014

Urban Education Reformers Can Learn From GA’s Model

Like our urban counterparts, Grimmway Academy faces the daily challenges associated with serving low income communities, and an education system that is slow to adopt proven practices that improve schools and achievement levels. In rural areas such as Arvin, we have the added challenge of… Read More >

September 09, 2014

Grimmway Receives Praise From Bakersfield College President

Grimmway’s “forward-thinking” model was highlighted in a recent blog post from Sonya Christian, the President of Bakersfield College. “In addition to its excellent teachers, Grimmway Academy has state-of-the-art campus facilities privately funded by the Grimm Family Education Foundation. One of the main goals of the… Read More >

September 09, 2014

Grimmway Receives Praise From Bakersfield College President

Grimmway’s “forward-thinking” model was highlighted in a recent blog post from Sonya Christian, the President of Bakersfield College. “In addition to its excellent teachers, Grimmway Academy has state-of-the-art campus facilities privately funded by the Grimm Family Education Foundation. One of the main goals of the… Read More >

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August 17, 2014

GA’s Sustainable Campus Model Allows for Fast Sixth Grade Expansion

For those of you who live near the school campus, you may have noticed some large cranes and classrooms on wheels at Grimmway Academy this summer. This was all part of our preparation to welcome our new sixth grade class, who will also stay at… Read More >

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August 17, 2014

GA’s Sustainable Campus Model Allows for Fast Sixth Grade Expansion

For those of you who live near the school campus, you may have noticed some large cranes and classrooms on wheels at Grimmway Academy this summer. This was all part of our preparation to welcome our new sixth grade class, who will also stay at… Read More >

May 27, 2014

Blended Learning: What’s It All About?

Blended learning is getting a lot of attention as our nation strives to close the achievement gap and address the needs of diverse student populations. A cornerstone of the Grimmway Academy model, blended learning combines classroom and online education to reinforce key concepts of the… Read More >

May 27, 2014

Blended Learning: What’s It All About?

Blended learning is getting a lot of attention as our nation strives to close the achievement gap and address the needs of diverse student populations. A cornerstone of the Grimmway Academy model, blended learning combines classroom and online education to reinforce key concepts of the… Read More >