Monthly Archives: March 2017

Castro Valley High School, Castro Valley, CA – March 28, 2017

by George J Elbaum Castro Valley High School (CVHS) is a comprehensive 9-12 public high school with approximately 3000 students of high diversity.  In the 10th grade students study the history of the Holocaust as part of the coverage of … Continue reading

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Tennyson High School, Hayward, CA – March 14, 2017

by George J Elbaum Tennyson High School is a comprehensive public high school in Hayward, CA, with approximately 1,300 students. The school is extremely diverse and serves many students for whom English is a second language.  In both social studies … Continue reading

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Academy SF, San Francisco, CA – March 10, 2017

by George J Elbaum This was the third consecutive year that I spoke at Academy SF, the new name chosen for the ex-Academy of Arts and Sciences to better establish its own identity as a school separate from the School … Continue reading

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Norfolk Agricultural High School, Walpole, MA – February 28, 2017

by George J Elbaum Norfolk County Agricultural High School is a public high school with enrollment of over 500 students from Norfolk County, Massachusetts, and many out-of-county towns.  The school is situated on 365 acres in Walpole and offers specialty … Continue reading

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Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School, Boston, MA – February 28, 2017

by George J Elbaum Lilla G. Frederick Pilot Middle School is similar to other inner city schools I’ve visited in having a challenging student body and a dedicated and exceptionally qualified staff.  The high diversity student body (92% Black and … Continue reading

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