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April 1, 2019
    Climate disruption is an urgent issue – especially for young people.  How can we help students learn about climate change and what we can do about it? How can we encourage hope and…
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March 18, 2019
We stand in solidarity with Muslim communities across the world in the wake of last week’s horrific attack on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. This moment is made all the more challenging…
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March 12, 2019
Join us on March 14th at 4pm for our webinar, Using Classroom Circles to Foster SEL, Build Community, and Support Restorative Practices, presented by our expert staff developers, Victoria Cheng-…
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March 12, 2019
Restorative practices are essential for making our schools caring, productive, and equitable places where every child can learn and thrive. Through our years of work helping hundreds of schools…
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December 19, 2018
  I was part of a fascinating conversation about the “Biology of Bias” as a panelist at the American Museum of Natural History on November 28.  I shared with  the audience that night that we at…
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December 13, 2018
Dear Morningside Center friends, We are writing at a promising time of transition for Morningside Center – but a perilous time for our country. We need your support to keep our light shining through…
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November 8, 2018
Cassie Schwerner (second from right in the front row) joins Morningside Center's staff!   I am honored and delighted to join Morningside Center's staff, board, schools, and community! I'm excited…
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October 22, 2018
What does it take to create equitable schools where all students thrive? Morningside Center is partnering with researchers from Rutgers University on a federally funded Investing in Innovation (i3…
Stories & Voices
October 21, 2018
I usually saw Shaun during one of his many hall laps, when he would literally pass the door to the Restorative Practices room about half a dozen times in a given period during the school day.…
Stories & Voices
September 20, 2018
  Much of my work as an educator has centered around creating safe spaces for young people to discover who they are, uncover who they might like to be, and recover from being in the small, narrow,…