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Montessori news for April, 2018

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New research suggests Montessori schools close income achievement gap
New research suggests Montessori schools close income achievement gap
New research released by a professor from the University of Virginia finds that a Montessori education closes the income achievement gap for children. The research, conducted by Angeline Lillard, spanned over a seven-year period and involved 141 children in both Montessori and conventional schools in Hartford, Conn.
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Assistant professor at FIT-SUNY recounts Maria Montessori's theory of pacifism and children's rights in new book
Assistant professor at FIT-SUNY recounts Maria Montessori's theory of pacifism and children's rights in new book
"Montessori’s ideas are the basis for current best practices in rescue efforts for civilians; although psychological treatment for them has evolved in the past 100 years, her work continues to inspire organizations involved in such care. Nevertheless, countries are accepting fewer refugees, and NGOs are receiving less funding. A century ago, Montessori was denied the financial support she needed to do her work. Can we risk repeating this very same mistake?"
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CGMS Adult Learners can earn a Master of Education with TIES
CGMS Adult Learners can earn a Master of Education with TIES
The Institute for Educational Studies, or TIES, has approved Center for Guided Montessori Studies as a Partnership Program. Simultaneous enrollment in a TIES Master of Education program provides benefits that include reduced TIES tuition and reduced workload. With a dual enrollment in TIES and CGMS, adult learners are provided “a unique, personalized and discovery-based approach to Montessori principles and integrative learning. Students from CGMS help to sustain TIES' cosmic task of creating and sustaining education that recognizes humanity's integrative nature in the web of life. These students go on to send ripples of our shared mission out into the world,” states Warren Moliken, TIES Director of Development.
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Philando Castile Fundraiser Pays Off St. Paul District's School Debt
Inspired by the J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School nutrition worker shot and killed by a police officer in 2016 who used his own money to help students pay for lunch, Philando Feeds the Children has raised $35,000.
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Public Montessori Schools on the Rise in South Carolina
Having adopted the approach early on, South Carolina now has more public Montessori schools than any other state in the nation, surpassing California. That was not the case when the Riley Institute at Furman University first published a landmark study on the 100-year-old teaching convention. The Post and Courier covered the research, which shows South Carolina Montessori students outperform students from similar backgrounds than their traditional school counterparts in several categories.
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University of Kansas Launches Nation's First Center Dedicated to Montessori Education Research
The University of Kansas has announced the foundation of the KU Center for Montessori Research, the nation’s first university-based center dedicated to research on Montessori education. The center will carry out studies specific to Montessori environments and examine the potential influence of Montessori principles on education and human development more broadly. The mission of the center is to build a robust body of knowledge so that Montessori education and philosophy will benefit all children. Activities of the center will include collaboration, research, evaluation, leadership and dissemination.
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