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To build school culture, hire for values

Building a team that is passionately committed to the educational mission of the school starts with recruiting. Dr. James Bushman, the principal of University High School, a charter school in Fresno, CA, speaks to principals and headmasters from around the United States at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture about how UHS hires for values and talent.

Prisoners model generosity with bicycles

In this time of giving, when many Americans look to support their favorite charitable causes, they frequently choose non-profits that provide toys to children of prisoners. However, this year in Bermuda, five prisoners turned the tables by repairing and restoring bicycles as gifts for children, according to the Royal Gazette.

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.”

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