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Welcome to The IDEAL School news page. We post articles here that are representative of the program at our school. Happy Reading!

The IDEAL Big Question Challenge

Dec 12, 2016

Yesterday, as I was enjoying the cold and cloudy weather as an excuse to stay in, make chicken soup, and catch up on my reading*, I came across The Big Question, a reader challenge published by The [...]

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Topics: school, independent school, NYC schools, private schools, education, academic, excellence, creativity, words, English, concept, meanings

Elections and Leadership

Nov 8, 2016

In the midst of the renovations and scheduling that marked this past summer, a trustee and parent came to me with a concern that has resonated over these past months. She asked, “How will we discuss [...]

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Topics: equity, presidency, clinton, inclusion, diversity, school, independent school, NYC schools, private schools, K-12, education, elections, leadership, academic, excellence, creativity, kindness, trump