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mtringali ::: News & Events, Lesley Ellis School, Dearborn Academy, STEP

By Lynne Jacoby

Sam, Patrick and Patrick from Cbeyond plant flowers at the Lesley Ellis School. 

mtringali ::: News & Events, Dearborn Academy

Arlington Town Meeting members on Monday authorized the Board of Selectmen to take steps to dispose of the Crosby School by lease or sale. The school, located at 34 Winter Street, Arlington, has been occupied by Dearborn Academy a program of Schools for Children (SFC) since 1983.

mtringali ::: News & Events, Dearborn Academy

Dearborn Academy was recently featured in an article in the North Andover Citizen.

If one word could describe Dearborn Academy in Arlington, that word would be “hope.” Serving more than 40 communities, Dearborn Academy is a private special education day program for children and adolescents with learning, emotional and behavioral difficulties. By and large, these are the kids that have struggled in the public schools.

mtringali ::: News & Events, Dearborn Academy

The Crosby Building home of Dearborn Academy. 1983 - present.

mtringali ::: News & Events, Special Education


On Tuesday, April 12, 2011 the Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools (maaps) will hold a free Greater Boston Special Education Parent Advocacy Workshop. 

Attendees will learn about the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process, parents’ rights and responsibilities and will be briefed on how to: