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7 (Not So) Easy Steps to Opening a Charter School
September 08, 2011 at 6:00 am

On Thursday, teachers and administrators began the usual routines of room redecorating and meeting new students. But for several charter schools that have just opened their doors, this year is all about creating entirely new systems. The founder of a new charter school talks MetroFocus through the grueling steps it took to get his school up and running.

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How to Teach 9/11 to Those Too Young to Remember it?
August 24, 2011 at 6:00 am

A new curriculum developed by N.J. educators attempts to help students understand the emotional and cultural significance of 9/11. In one activity, students are given images of artifacts collected from St. Paul’s Chapel, a key recovery site following the attacks, and asked to explain why they might be used to remember 9/11.

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