Advancing Equity & Inclusion Work in Schools

At the end of November, I attended the National Association for Independent Schools (NAIS) 31st Annual People of Color Conference. The Conference theme was “Equitable Schools and Inclusive Communities: Harmony, Discord, and the Notes In Between.” The meeting was held in Nashville, and it was the first time I had...

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Digital Media and Our Children: It’s Complicated

We understand, for the most part, the risks inherent in the digital world: children introduced to too much too soon; the pervasive presence of violent games; people behaving badly online; anonymity allowing even worse behavior. We know that staring at a screen for too long isn’t healthy. We are well aware that...

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U.S. Department of Education Features The College School

Recently, The College School was one of nine St. Louis-area schools featured on the U.S. Department of Education's Green Strides Tour as part of their recognition of Green Ribbon schools. The federal program recognizes schools that reduce environmental impact and costs, improve health and wellness, as well as provide effective environmental...

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Why We Chose The College School

By Kathleen and Don Unwin, Parents of Maren (Class of 2018) and James (Class of 2021) Our kids started attending Summer Camps at The College School when Maren was in First Grade and James was in preschool. We knew right away there was something very different and very special about...

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Seventh Grade Urban Experience Podcasts

As seventh graders explore the urban landscape of Saint Louis, they learn together what makes up the many different aspects of a community. The young explorers learn the complicated system that keeps a city running, using public transportation to explore neighborhoods and interact with local residents and business owners.

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