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One Week Left to Apply! Grants to enhance enhance the understanding and practice of Quaker faith in your school

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Quaker Youth Leadership Conference 2017 Podcast (enhanced)

Quaker Youth Leadership Conference 2017Interview with Marna Herrity about the Quaker Youth…Continue

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World Peace Game

When: March 6-10, 2017Where: Friends School of BaltimoreDescription: The World Peace Game Foundation and …Continue

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Funding Available! Apply now for a grant to support the understanding and practice of Quaker faith in you school.

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One Week Left to Apply! Grants to enhance enhance the understanding and practice of Quaker faith in your school

Looking to further enhance the understanding and practice of Quaker faith in your school? Funding for this very purpose is available through the Sue Thomas Turner Quaker Education Fund.The Sue Thomas Turner Fund grants are intended for the following:materials, lectures and consultants, workshops and retreats,…See More
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William Penn Quaker Workcamp's Pine Ridge Workcamp 2017

All are welcome to join William Penn House's WPQW annual Pine Ridge Workcamp taking place between July 19 and August 4, 2017. Pine Ridge Reservation is located in southwest South Dakota, and is home to the Oglala Lakota. It is a beautiful setting on the edge of the Badlands, cite of Wounded Knee, and plagued with some of the most…See More
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Friends Council on Education’s role is to support the Quaker nature and character of all 78 Quaker schools in the United States, including Friends’ Central School. To that end, it is our intention to support and encourage the school’s task force...

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Friends Council on Education is enhancing avenues for dialogue among Friends school educators as they teach in the current climate. On Friday FCE offered a virtual peer network entitled “Navigating the Waters of Current Events in Our Classrooms, Hallways, and Meetinghouses” using the video conferencing platform Zoom. Over 30 educators from 25 schools participated in the one hour, mid-school day event, moderated by FCE associate director Deborra Sines Pancoe and clerked by Peter…

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It's down to the wire but there's still time! Friends school students are invited to submit their entry to the Friends Journal Student Voices project by tomorrow, Monday, February 13. This year's theme is Dear Mr. President and students are offered the following guiding questions: What is needed in your community that the president could help accomplish? What lessons have you learned at school that would help the president do their job? What issues should be…

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Executive Director Drew Smith traveled to Friends School of Baltimore to participate in a strategic planning session that included every constituency of the school. Drew joined students, faculty, administrators, parents, trustees, and alums to chart the strategic direction of the school for the coming years.

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It was a packed house last Friday for Friends Council’s “Media and Information Literacy in an Era of Fake News,” featuring guest speaker Sherri Hope Culver, Director of the Center for Media and Information Literacy at Temple University. The timely topic was the focus of our Librarians Peer Network gathering of 32 educators from 20 independent schools and PAIS. Held at Friends Center in Philadelphia and clerked by @Friends' Central School’s Mary Fran Torpey,…

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And here's another glimpse of the action at the Quaker Youth Leadership Conference last week!

Mary McDowell Friends School

It's finally here! After 12 months of planning, MMFS and Brooklyn Friends School welcomed Friends from around the country as co-hosts of the Quaker Youth leadership Conference. The theme of this year's conference is…

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