Therapy Dog Teaches Charter School Students New Tricks

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“Everyone knows you can’t bring your dog to school. But at Imagine Classical Academy at Indigo Ranch, that’s just one of the many things that are different. Along with the 700 students and 28 teachers who walk through the front doors every day, Lilly the Yellow Lab, age 6, trots happily into school next to her owner, Vice-Principal Jeff Ribitski. …

Liberto Misleading Residents about Charter School

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PA Parent and supporter Jim Carmine lends his voice in support of bringing an Imagine charter school to Penn Hills, PA. “Liberto seems to have forgotten, we are talking about Our Kids, Our Money, Our Schools! Look, this is mere political subterfuge. If our children continue to leave the traditional public schools at the rate they now are leaving, the …

Imagine Prep at Surprise’s first ever cross country team qualifies members to state meet

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“Imagine Prep at Surprise’s first ever cross country team has already qualified members for the state cross country meet. ‘This is Imagine Prep’s first cross team and we are off to a great state,’ stated Coach Cliff Hymel. ‘The kids are working hard, learning how to run as a team, and setting personal records at every meet.’” Read the full …

Charter school effort gets a boost in Penn Hills

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“A company that operates 71 charter schools, including one in Regent Square, is helping parents who want to open a school in Penn Hills. Arlington, Va.-based Imagine Schools is developing an application for a school that would employ a ‘micro-society’ approach, which focuses on helping students develop skills they need to become entrepreneurs, a company official said. It is seeking …

With United Salad Bars, United Fresh Now in 50 Schools

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“The United Fresh Foundation’s A Salad Bar in Every School campaign has donated two new salad bars to public schools in the Washington, DC area, for a total of 50 salad bars to schools in need of more fruits and veggies. Earlier this month, Friendship Public Charter School and the Imagine Southeast Public Charter School received new salad bars through …

Imagine School reaps awards

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“Imagine School at Palmer Ranch earned three national awards in its first year of operation — Best New School, the Shared Values Award and an award for exemplary Character Education — from its parent organization, Imagine Schools. Nationwide, Imagine operates 73 public charter schools in 12 states, serving more than 36,000 students. In mid-July, Alisa Wright joined Imagine School at …