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August to June Film Screening and Director visit

  • Time:

    5:00 p.m.
  • Date:

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
  • Location:

    Nazareth College Arts Center A14

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The Nazareth College School of Education, in partnership with the Coalition for Justice in Education, is hosting the  the Western New York premiere screening of "August to June" on Tuesday, April 10, at 5:00 p.m. in Arts Center A-14.

The film follows a master teacher and her students through one academic year at a progressive public school in California.  The film highlights educational and social values largely dormant in today's dominant forms of schooling and, as such, models an important alternative for our community.  This is really a beautiful and well crafted film.  Here's a link to the trailer:

Co-Producer and Co-Director (and featured teacher), Amy Valens, will be on hand to introduce the film and lead a discussion after the film.  The screening will take place at 5 p.m. in the Arts Center A-14.


Event Info

The event is supported by the Alice Foley Lecture Fund and co-sponsored by the Coalition for Justice in Education.

The Coalition for Justice in Education (CJE) is a 12 year-old Rochester-based organization supporting progressive, humanistic education for all students.  It promotes equitable funding, democratic values, local control, socio-economic and racial de-segregation, research-based educational practices emphasizing creativity and innovation, and a celebration of the joy of teaching and learning.

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