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Boarding school announces new assistant head

The Gunnery, a boarding school in Connecticut, has hired Emily Gum as Assistant Head of School for teaching and Learning. Peter Becker, the Head of School, said her experience and expertise are “deeply aligned with Frederick Gunn’s focus on moral character and the formative power of schools and boarding schools in particular.”

Small class sizes lure teachers to rural schools

Montana’s rural school districts are struggling to recruit and retain teachers, but administrators from small schools are pitching the benefits of a more intimate school culture to appeal to potential hires.

David Brooks: what you pay attention to controls your will

David Brooks, columnist for The New York Times, talked about how technology and social media contribute to a “crisis of attention” in March during a School Leaders Roundtable hosted by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.

Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles talks character

Nick Foles led the Philadelphia Eagles to their first Super Bowl victory this month after spending years as a backup quarterback, becoming one of the most unlikely Super Bowl MVPs in National Football League history.

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