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mtringali ::: News & Events, Featured, Press Releases

On October 4, 2010, Schools for Children participated in a nationwide screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Race To Nowhere. This film calls attention to the dark side of America's achievement-driven culture and the way it has affected our schools, college admissions and standardized testing.

mtringali ::: Featured, Lesley Ellis School

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Lesley Ellis students Catherine Capeci and Hayley Kwoun, both of Winchester, won prizes in the Harvard Coop’s Annual K through 8 Poetry Contest. Catherine, a third grader, won first place for her poems “Pen” and “Pencil,” and Hayley, a second-grader, tied for third place with her series of poems called “Small Injuries.” Each student has her poetry on exhibit at the Coop.

mari ::: News & Events, Featured, Press Releases, Dearborn Academy

The Town of Arlington will present two community meetings on a report prepared for the Town by RKG Associates analyzing the existing and potential uses of the Parmenter and Crosby School buildings. The meetings are scheduled for Wednesday, March 10, 7 pm, at Dearborn Academy (Crosby School building), 34 Winter Street and Tuesday, March 16, 7 pm, at the Senior Center, 27 Maple Street.  Read the town's press release here.