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RIISE Guest Blog – RAISE YOUR HAND! Three Reasons Why Class Participation is Important

By Leslie Talbot, Talbot Consulting Leslie, we appreciate your valued insight on why it’s important for our kids, even our shy kids, to participate in class. RIISE, along with Horace Mann are very excited about your upcoming workshop on the “Hill” that will go deeper, offering parents ways to encourage meaningful classroom participation, K-12! Class […]

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Some Considerations for Dads’ on Father’s Day – Dr. Ernest Morrell

RIISE met up with Horace Mann Dad, Ernest Morrell, recently as he facilitated a revealing and authentic Parent Diversity Panel at HM. Ernest, with all his letters, represents many of the amazing dads of color at independent schools and he is talking directly to Dad in honor of the day they share, Father’s Day! Thanks […]

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Diversity=Team @ Horace Mann

Pat Zuroski and Markell Parker head up the Office of Diversity at Horace Mann, but they are not alone in making the community equitable, vibrant, inclusive, empathetic, and diverse. They have the support of and receive feedback from administrators, faculty, and most importantly, parents. As a parent at HM you have the opportunity to find […]

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RIISE Private Screening American Promise

Folks are still mentioning the awesome panel from the RIISE Town Hall-Admitted & Successful, hosted by Horace Mann this past December. One of the panelists was Michéle Stephenson, the other half of the filmmaking duo whose documentary American Promise has received critical acclaim (Sundace, POV). The documentary will have it’s theatrical release this fall but, spring has […]

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5th Annual Hilltop Diversity Conference Today – V.O.I.C.E. Tonight!!!

  My daughter was super eager to get this unique day rolling, and here is why. A recent note from her head of middle school… This year, Fieldston Middle is hosting the 5th Annual Hilltop Diversity Conference on Tuesday, April 23rd. In addition to including Horace Mann and Riverdale, the conference includes a partnership with three local public schools: Riverdale-Kingsbridge Academy, In Tech Academy, and Tech […]

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Artist Barry Mason Shows Two Seasons @ Horace Mann

Last Weekend – Special Viewing This Saturday 1-5 pm Horace Mann – Fisher Hall 231 W. 236th St. Bronx, NY

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