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Francisco Middle School, San Francisco, CA – April 19, 2022 via video

by George J Elbaum Francisco Middle School (FMS) was established in 1924, and during its more than 90 years of history has served many illustrious students, such as baseball legend Joe DiMaggio.  It has a high-diversity student body of roughly 600 students in grades 6, … Continue reading

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Crescent Heights High School, Calgary, Alberta, Canada – April 13, 2022(PM) via video

by George J Elbaum Crescent Heights High School is a co-educational, public high school in Calgary with an enrollment of 1,842 students in grade 10 through 12.  CHHS, as it is commonly known, was established in 1915, and is truly a “school … Continue reading

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College Place Middle School, Lynnwood, WA – April 13, 2022 (AM) via video

by George J Elbaum College Place Middle School is a public school with enrollment of 456 students in grades 7 and 8.  The school’s minority enrollment is 56% and 49% of the students are economically disadvantaged.  In spite of these … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, San Francisco, CA – March 31, 2022 via video

by George J Elbaum Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory (SHCP) is an innovative Catholic high school with enrollment of 1300 students and a dynamic blend of liberal arts, scientific inquiry, and 21st-century pedagogy which develops resourceful, independent thinkers.   The school prides … Continue reading

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JFCS Holocaust Center and Marin County Office of Education, San Francisco, CA – March 30, 2022 (PM) via video

by George J Elbaum The JFCS Holocaust Center jointly with Marin County Office of Education organized an online community workshop on Confronting Antisemitism, which was followed by my presentation.  The audience of 81 who registered for the workshop included 6 … Continue reading

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Boston Latin Academy, Boston, MA – March 30, 2022 (AM) via video

by George J Elbaum Boston Latin Academy is an inner-city, co-ed, grades 7-12 public exam school serving nearly 1,770 economically and culturally diverse students: White 29.1%, Hispanic 25.5%, Asian 21%, Black 20.9%, Multi Race 3.2%, Other .3%. The economically disadvantaged … Continue reading

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Wilson Middle School, Natick, MA – March 29, 2022 via video

Wilson Middle School in Natick, MA, is a highly rated public school with 940 students in grades 5-8 and a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1.  Its strong academics are shown by its test scores vs. state averages:  English 66% vs … Continue reading

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IHE Week of Understanding, Fremont Middle School, Fremont, NE – March 24, 2022 via video

by George J Elbaum The Institute for Holocaust Education (IHE) of Omaha, NE, was established in 2001 with the mission to provide educational resources, workshops, survivor testimony, and integrated arts programming to middle and high school students. IHE’s annual Week of Understanding is in … Continue reading

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Holocaust Center for Humanity, Educators for Change, Seattle, WA – March 23, 2022 (PM+) via video

by George J Elbaum Educators for Change (EFC) is a group of dedicated educators who have committed to taking an active role in Holocaust education in Washington state and inform the educational programs and resources of the Holocaust Center for … Continue reading

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College Park High School, Pleasant Hill, CA – March 23, 2022 (PM)

by George J Elbaum College Park High School has a current enrollment of 2036 students of which 56% are minority and 26% are economically disadvantaged.  Despite these demographics, it is far above California state average of college and career readiness, such … Continue reading

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