In the media: Newspaper profiles Phuture Phoenix replica at Western Washington
Pull up the newspaper story below, and you’ll find a familiar sight — a cute fifth-grader wearing a bright green shirt (matching those around him) peering intently into a microscope in a university lab. If it sounds a lot like UW-Green Bay’s signature Phuture Phoenix program, it is — only this one comes from one of several successful replica programs, across the country at Western Washington University. That’s where Phuture Phoenix co-founder Cyndie Shepard now runs the Compass 2 Campus program, which includes 13 elementary schools, eight middle schools and partners in four community and technical colleges. The story details the program’s success, with a by-name nod to Phuture Phoenix. Read more.