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5.9 – Understanding the Benefits and Challenges of Raising a Child of Color within Independent Schools

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 www.fa.org Friends Academy and RIISE (Resources In Independent School Education) invites you to join a panel of parents & educators on Monday, May 9th, at 7pm to examine the benefits and challenges families of color experience as they navigate independent schools. What does it mean to receive a great academic education while navigating the racial, social, and economic […]

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Interlude

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in·ter·lude ˈin(t)ərˌlo͞od/ - a brief dance inserted between the sections of a longer performance. We are about to witness the interlude of a provocative dance performance between two principal dancers, the family and the independent school.  The first half the performance, the application process, could best be described as seductively demanding. The interlude promises to be […]

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6/2 Parenting Webinar: Open Mouths, Open Hearts Can…

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Open Minds, Open Hearts Can Open Mouths-How to Have Fearless Conversation With Our Children Tue, Jun 2, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Parenting Webinar Webinar for Parents: {RSVP} https://riisewebinarparenting.eventbrite.com Being a student of color in an Independent school comes with its own challenges and pressures. Our children need to know that they can talk with […]

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