June 22, 2018

One of our charter schools is getting some much-needed improvements and space. It’s called Hope High School located in Southwest Phoenix at 75th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road. Blueprint Education has operated this charter school since 2011. There was certainly a need for alternative educational options for high school students in that very location. Fast…

August 7, 2017

The Hard Truth The room was bustling with sounds of shifting papers, talk of turning in grades, and the well awaited spring break. Teachers impatiently sat around tables to hear the latest and greatest educational approach that they would be forced to implement into their all-encompassing classrooms. Imagine their delight when the principal calls order…

April 11, 2017

We are no longer nieve and we are no longer afraid of the momentum that agile brings to our students. So we partner with Blue Cross Blue Shield to host our second Student Scrum retreat and The Scrum Alliance was there to capture it all. Hope High School is a Charter school in Phoenix, AZ with an incredible Agile…

June 20, 2016

The Scrum Alliance Becomes Apart of Our Next Iteration With Hopesquad running on all cylinders, and literally self organizing, it was time to get back to the basics. We reassessed where we needed to put our efforts. We decided to look again at scrum in the classroom. Wanting to give students more autonomy and the…

May 25, 2016

Our students decide that school culture was the most important place to start So what do you do when your BIG PLANS to teach students the scrum framework so they can achieve better academic success in the classroom blows up in your face? You roll with it. You take the very lessons in focus, openness,…