With an easy smile and a loud laugh, Principal Michael Biela of Rickover Naval Academy may not immediately strike you as a product of the military. But don't let his friendliness fool you - he runs his school like he used to run his ship. The article titled "Bounded Autonomy: A School Run Like the Navy" highlights a school in Chicago that is designed through bounded autonomy.

In this article you will learn about one school's approach to setting clear, flexible learning targets and allowing learners to make choices for their learning through bounded autonomy.