Being Here

By Dr. Ed B., Professor at Cortona Academy A fascinating series of articles recently ran in the Washington Post on the subject of the extremely high rate of absenteeism in the DC public schools–students simply didn’t show up for classes for days and weeks....

Why Cortona Academy?

Click here to register or learn more. Since 1992, Cortona Academy has been on the forefront of American education. Having educated nearly 2,000 students, Cortona Academy is in a class of our own • Level of merit-based college scholarships: ranging from $40,000 to...

Focusing on the Child, Not the Grade

The 2016-2017 school year is over, and many children had absolutely fabulous experiences with little to no stress or angst over homework.  Parents are thrilled with the final grades and hope is running high for yet another “Blue Ribbon Year.” However, for many...