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Written by: chris on September 29, 2014
Students are released at 1:40 today! Please arrange rides accordingly.
Written by: gretchen on September 25, 2014
This time it comes from the United States Department of Education. According to the ‘Teach to Lead’ website: On March 15, 2014, at the inaugural Teaching & Learning conference, Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced a new initiative to spur teacher leadership that will be co-convened with the National Board. The initiative, called Teach to Lead, seeks to […]
Written by: gretchen on September 22, 2014
The teacher-powered school movement is gaining momentum! Check out this article that features Avalon as an example of how to make teaching a more professional career- and how that benefits the students. A School Without Principals? Yes, Really.
Written by: kevin on September 16, 2014
Chris and Kevin will be talking with families of students new to Avalon and/or new to the high school program Tuesday night 9/23 from 4 to 7. Come early for the Friendly Streets block party, but know that Myrtle Avenue will be blocked off. Chris and Kevin will be answering questions, talking about the middle […]