Four Reasons For Reinventing School


Our current, one-size-fits-all factory model of education isn’t working anymore.

Thrive Ed prepares students for success in life — by engaging them as cocreators of meaningful educational experiences for themselves and others.


Students aren’t mastering the skills and competencies they’ll need in a rapidly changing world.

By combining individualized pathways and competency-based learning with strength-based, actionable feedback, students learn how to learn and then how to apply what they’ve learned in real-world situations.


Minnesota has one of the worst achievement gaps in the country.

Based on extensive research, implementation of proven best practices and a relentless commitment to social justice, our reinvented model of school is
designed to be equitable, inclusive, powerful and engaging for every learner.


An alarming percentage of new teachers leave the profession in the first five years.

Our student apprenticeships give teachers one full day per week to assess student achievement, collaborate in professional learning communities — and rediscover the joy of teaching.