Arlington’s H-B Woodlawn Secondary School — a student-driven high school launched as an experiment in 1971 — is thriving 40 years since its founding in 1971.
Oct. 1, 2011 From left, John Dao, Class of ‘73, Gail Degler, Class of ‘73, John Anderton, Class of ‘73, and Dan Raizen, Class of ‘72, enjoy looking at their old pictures at H-B Woodlawn Secondary School's 40th anniversary. H-B Woodlawn Secondary School is driven by its students, who vote on how the school is run. The school, nicknamed “Hippie High,” is still thriving 40 years after its founding. Xiaomei Chen/For The Washington Post Buy Photo