Arlington Public Schools is pleased to announce the start of its CrossingGuard® School Bus Stop Arm Safety Camera Program. Starting this week, cameras will be capturing images of vehicles that fail to stop for an extended school bus stop arm. (More)
APS Summer Learning Page: Avoid the “Summer Slide”
Did you know that summer slide, the phenomenon of declining academic achievement from the end of one school year to the beginning of the next, is due in large part to a lack of reading in the summer? Researchers have demonstrated that students who read less in the summer, due to less access to print materials or a lack of opportunity, experience summer loss. (More)
Partners in Action Features Space of Her Own (SOHO)
In this episode, Partners in Action features the partnership between Space of Her Own and Hoffman-Boston and Randolph Elementary School students. It was a year-long arts based mentoring program that provided students with the opportunity to take on crafts using their imagination. The projects that they worked on throughout the year lead to an exciting renovation of their bedrooms and reveal, where each girl can feel safe in a Space of Her Own. (More)
Growing Green Schools showcases the many activities that school are doing to promote gardening, learning and nutrition activities as well as bringing the community together to highlight the resources available. (More)
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