Edutopia E-news Sept 09. Waldorf-Inspired Public Schools Are on the Rise

Whatever view you may have on Waldorf schools and philosophy, like many alternatives there is much for us to learn from. This article from Edutopia E-News is an interesting overview from one Waldorf inspired public school in California.
The John Morse Waldorf Methods School, in Sacramento, California, provides a different vision of education, complete with art, music, and movement. by Malaika Costello-Dougherty
Barbara Warren always thought she was meant to be a teacher, but after a decade working in a low-income elementary school in Sacramento, California, she was just about ready to quit.Right around the same time, however, the school district decided to convert the school to a Waldorf magnet program. So, instead of giving up, she began a three-year teacher-training program at the nearby Rudolf Steiner College. “It was a lifesaver for me,” says Warren. “I found the missing element. I didn’t just have to teach curriculum anymore; I got to teach children.”

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