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Philadelphia Magazine: Raising Kids in the City features Growing Up Global

A few years ago I had a lovely interview for Philadelphia Magazine with local writer Ronnie Polaneczky, who recently wrote the outstanding series for the Phila Inquirer, Falling Off the Cliff, about the lack of solutions for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as they grow into adulthood and well beyond; and how this creates…

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An Exciting Professional Development Workshop for Teachers

Here’s the info sent to teachers in various networks about our @PulitzerCenter Workshop: ATTENTION Philadelphia-area K-12 TEACHERS! Join us for a UNIQUE (AND FREE!) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY. The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting IS COMING TO PHILADELPHIA! WHEN: November 7, 2013. 4:30 – 7 pm (Dinner will be provided) WHERE: Independence Charter School – 1600…

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You Don’t Have to Be Chinese to Celebrate the Year of the Dragon – Lunar New Year

The Year of the Dragon celebrations offer a great opportunity to grow our understanding of the world – while having fun with our kids.  Before you good-intentionally blurt out “Happy Chinese New Year,” to colleagues and neighbors – stop!  “Chinese New Year” represents a subset of the cultures that celebrate.  It’s also a festivity in…

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