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Northfield began, and for 25+ years functioned, as a "school" with

However, over time we began to see two things that repeatedly gave us pause to think:

And so, when COVID forced us to rethink schooling, we "found" what we now call cohorts ... small, autonomous schools that already existed within the Northfield community ... waiting to be discovered.

Each cohort is composed of a teacher and a group of families which grow together as they define and pursue their own educational constitutions ... with Northfield providing common rules for pedagogy, conduct and infrastructure sharing.

Northfield has now become a host of schools ... and the cohorts are the schools we host ... and more cohorts are forming as teachers and families gather together to "find" their own schools at Northfield. Come and see.

>> For more on cohorts ... COHORT Education Infrastructure

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