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Cabbage Patch Kids, or Harold and the Purple Cabbage

You might think that a hunk of purple cabbage would be the last thing an eight year old kid would be mad to eat.  But you’d be wrong! 416 more words

"Dr. Dana" visits Walden

Walden School hosted Neuropsychologist Dana Chidekel, PhD to talk with parents last night about raising children with Emotional Intelligence (EI). As parents recognize that the success and happiness to which they aspire for their children depends on their children’s ability to navigate successfully in the world with others, Dr. 193 more words

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Bravo to Blunt as he takes on Bryant

Barely was the ink dry on my last blog suggesting it was only a matter of time before the light-hearted banter about public schools dominating the Oscar nominations and suchlike turned nasty, when Chris Bryant MP stepped into the ring! 305 more words

Nashoba Brooks School

Nashoba Brooks School educates children for a life of continuous learning, accomplishment, and leadership in a diverse and changing world. The school nurtures students’ talents and character, while fostering the development of each child’s personal excellence in academics, athletics, and the arts. 8 more words

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Independent Schools Go for Gold at the Oscars

I have been amused to read in the papers this week about the real battle of the forthcoming Oscars: Eton vs Harrow…or should I say Old Etonian Eddie Redmayne vs Old Harrovian Benedict Cumberbatch for the coveted Best Actor award. 477 more words

How the Butter Spread: Why Expeditionary Learning Works

This is a story that I heard from one of our parents, but I loved it so much that I decided it was worth passing along. 364 more words

All for one, and none for all: Is educational choice the best choice for society?

“The solution to the problems in our education system would be to make private schools illegal and assign every child to a school by random lottery”

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