Educational equity creates a culture of fairness for all students regarding opportunity, access, and respect for diverse learning styles.
The Washington Center Gateway to Politics and Potomac Fever
As part of a 10-day seminar in the nation’s capital sponsored by The Washington Center, 92 Suffolk University students came to know the one city in the country where the leading industry is politics. Traveling with five faculty instructors, they joined college students from 44 states and 11 countries for a political immersion experience in Washington, D.C. They met with liberal advocacy groups, conservative think tanks, and high-powered politicos. They heard differing voices and views, witnessed history in the making, and fell under the spell of this storied city.
It takes a strong and persuasive leader to cultivate school change. What are the leadership qualities of effective principals that makes change possible?
Article written for the Trustees of Reservations’ Special Places magazine, Winter 2008
Nearly 100 years ago, the 2,100-acre Crane Estate in Ipswich was a playground, the summer retreat of Richard T. Crane, Jr., his wife Florence, and their two children, Cornelius and Florence. This summer, the normally serene estate became a playground once again, echoing with the sound of children laughing along stone paths and dirt trails, squealing in delight in the Vegetable and Italian Gardens, and singing loud and long as they hiked around the property.
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