Boulder Valley Prepares to Open Four New Schools Designed Around Innovation

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By Amy Bounds Staff Writer, Daily Camera PHOTO: Principal Brent Caldwell discusses logistics with teachers about the first day of school while organizing school supplies at the new Meadowlark School on Wednesday in Erie.  (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer) A new school year is the least of the first-day newness that students will experience at Erie’s… Read more »

A uniquely agile building, designed for living, working, and learning.

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Architect plans Uptown office, apartments by Hank Long, Finance & Commerce, Feb 2017 Last month the Minneapolis Planning Commission approved a three-story, mixed-use project proposed at 3453 Hennepin Ave. S. in Minneapolis. The site is a half-mile south of Calhoun Square. Read more here.  

FNI Mentioned on Dave Ciganko’s New Blog

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“The Chappaqua School District is fortunate to have passed funding to not only redevelop the way they look at their approach to the curriculum but to redesign their schools to help facilitate new ways in which to learn. I was introduced to Chappaqua through Fielding Nair International, a world class architectural firm specializing in designing… Read more »

Cool School

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DECCAN CHRONICLE. | NIKHITA GOWRA Published Dec 18, 2016, 1:16 am ISTUpdated Dec 18, 2016, 7:14 am IST Deepti Reddy, daughter of a prominent business family that owns Pennar Cements, is the founder of this school. Telling us how the idea to start a school came about, she said, “For my children, I was looking… Read more »

FNI Featured in Alaska Airlines Magazine

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11/28/2016 Paradigm Communications Group / Alaska Airlines and Horizon Edition Magazines by Elizabeth Economou FNI’s Anne Frank Inspire Academy is the first topic in this look at innovative education today. FNI’s Founding CEO Prakash Nair provides insight into the data behind new ways of teaching and learning. Read or download the full article here.

Venture High: reimagining high school, one grade at a time

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MinnPost, By Erin Hinrichs | 11/14/16 During a recent round of morning check-ins, Principal Derek Davidson called over one of his ninth-graders who’d been absent a few days. Setting his backpack up on the table, the student showed Davidson some of the gay-pride buttons he’d received from a workshop he’d attended, where he was able to… Read more »

FNI Featured in an Article in Education Canada Magazine

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Stephen Hurley’s in-depth article uses images and interviews from FNI’s schools to illustrate the successes and struggles of change agency in Canadian education. Learn how teachers in these schools embrace the challenges and opportunities presented by more varied options in teaching and learning spaces. Read the full article here.    

Boulder Valley working on 25 construction projects this summer

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By Amy Bounds, Staff Writer The biggest projects — along with the new Erie pre-K-8 campus — are replacements for Creekside, Douglass and Emerald elementary schools. Construction on all four is expected to continue through next school year and be complete by August 2017. For those schools, the district is working with architectural consulting firm Fielding… Read more »

Boulder Valley breaks ground on new Erie pre-K-8, school set to open in fall 2017

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By Amy Bounds Staff Writer POSTED:   06/06/2016 09:24:24 PM MDT | UPDATED:   ABOUT 7 HOURS AGO Simp Vinnakota, 3, left, and Kurt Fashing, 3, dig a hole together during Monday’s groundbreaking ceremony in Erie. (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer) Top: Maksim Staroscik, 3, digs a hole as part of the Boulder Valley School District groundbreaking ceremony… Read more »