The Science Leadership Academy is a magnet public high school in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which opened in September 2006. SLA is a partnership between The Franklin Institute and the School District of Philadelphia. SLA is a 1:1 project-based laptop school where all students and teachers use Macintosh laptops as their primary learning tool.
Famous quotes containing the words science, leadership and/or academy:
“Oh, what does science not conceal today! How much, at any rate, is it meant to conceal!”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
“Nature, we are starting to realize, is every bit as important as nurture. Genetic influences, brain chemistry, and neurological development contribute strongly to who we are as children and what we become as adults. For example, tendencies to excessive worrying or timidity, leadership qualities, risk taking, obedience to authority, all appear to have a constitutional aspect.”
—Stanley Turecki (20th century)
“The academy is not paradise. But learning is a place where paradise can be created.”
—bell hooks (b. c. 1955)