Supplement | HBS Case Collection | March 2014

School of One: Reimagining How Students Learn (B)

by John J-H Kim and Christine S. An


This supplements the "A" case. Joel Rose and Chris Rush decide to spin-off from School of One to found New Classrooms Innovation Partners. Rose and Rush navigate the strategic complexities of the spin-off process to make their mission-driven product a reality. The case explores the co-founders' decision to pursue either a for-profit or nonprofit structure and their strategy for scaling their product, Teach to One.

Keywords: education technology; ed tech; classroom innovation; entrepreneurs; entrepreneurship; patents; Spin-offs; non-profit management; scaling ed tech products; strategy;


Kim, John J-H, and Christine S. An. "School of One: Reimagining How Students Learn (B)." Harvard Business School Supplement 314-115, March 2014.