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What is Community in Education?

by Jerry Mintz Communities are associations of human beings who share some common interest. According to this definition, communities can manifest in endless configurations, and they do. These are some of my communities: The AERO network Democratic schools community International Democratic Education Conference community Brooklyn Free School community Manhattan Free School Community Summerhill School Community…

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NAREN Conference (Event)

NAREN, the National At-Risk Education Network, will hold its 2014 National Conference in Baltimore, on April 23-25, 2014. The conference offers "hot topics" with nationally recognized presenters, limited enrollment for personal interactions, a live 3-D Brain Path experience, a "poverty experience" simulation, and a chance to participate in a service project with at-risk youth. For…

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Recap of 10th Annual AERO Conference (2013)

The 2013 AERO conference has ended, but in many ways, it continues. People there said this conference had a quality of presentation and interaction that went beyond even the wonderful ones they had previously experienced. Networks have been created to continue conversations started at the conference.  We wanted to get a quick report to you…

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