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64 Ways

At UP for Learning, one of our foundational beliefs is that every youth has the capacity to innovate, collaborate and lead, to become an agent of change and contribute to the life of our communities now and in the future.  Recently we finalized a document we shared with many stakeholders prior to the pandemic striking...

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The Promise of Spring

“Spring is the promise that everything can begin again, letting go and embracing something new.” Spring is traditionally a time for us to grow and change as we transition into a new season. With the state of our world today, the idea of letting go, embracing something new, and beginning again could not be more...

November Blog-YAC
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November Blog-YAC

“There is something fundamentally amiss about building and rebuilding an entire system without consulting at any point those it is designed to serve.” -Alison Cook Sather, 2009 I have thought continuously about Sather’s quote since the first time I read it, reflecting on what happens in schools, the ripples of change that come from consulting...