Imagine the most ideal education system where children learned, flourished, and grew up to contribute to the common good of society. What does that system look like? How is it structured?
That’s a difficult enough question–but it gets even harder when you try to build something like it in the context of the real people, institutions, habits, and idiosyncrasies of contemporary American society.
We invite educators and thinking citizens to participate in our next symposium, which seeks to explore the future of education in our modern American context.
See the Ideas
See the People Making Them Happen
Meet just a few of the John Jay fellows working to build the next generation of citizens.
Tyler Castle is a passionate advocate for the nexus of a robust Christian faith, an educated leadership, and the cultivation of healthy communities.
From her office in the Rockies, Brittany is empowering parents all over the nation to lead their children along the paths of an education that recognizes the True, Good, and Beautiful.
In Asia, Abraham Lee is having a global impact by putting into practice the principles of leadership and mentorship that he learned at the Witherspoon Institute.
Empowering high school students to get an associates' degree by the time they graduate.
Expanding school choice in Florida through legislation.
Researching the morality of money.
Launching a charter school that's about more than filling minds.
The man who has been called "Putin's antidote" is developing a new generation of leaders for a free eastern Europe.
A reform powerhouse is wowing governors across the Midwest by putting parents in the driver's seat of their children's education.
A Yale graduate wasn't impressed with the schools in San Diego. Now, the school she started has parents bringing their kids from all over town.
An entrepreneurial academic is helping Christians live out a rounded faith from Duke to Oxford to Australia.