There's an unholy political dance that has subsumed intelligent discussion about public education and for the purposes of this essay we'll not revisit that topic.
At EO Smith, the Building Committee is now engaged in performing due diligence in gathering and formalizing ideas about the potential for developing a new facility. Potential is the key word because getting from here to there is a complex process.
A month or so ago MIT announced a new magazine that it called antidisciplinary ( a Joi Ito original phrase - see: http://slice.mit.edu/2016/03/25/pubpub-and-jods-meet-antidisciplinary-design-and-science/). That conceptual framework for a magazine got me to thinking about educational possibilities.
I wrote this email to the stakeholders at EO Smith today;
"At our last Building Committee meeting I made a comment about anti-disciplinary learning without enough context to make it sound like anything more than a guy blowing smoke.