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The Hunt School Adds Computers to its Rich Academic Environment

March 12, 2014

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Last year Sunny Hills’ Irene M. Hunt School of Marin (the Hunt School), where more than thirty 5-17 year olds with severe emotional challenges come to learn, went through a major remodel. Some of the upgrades were structural – a new classroom was built and wheelchair ramps, landings and other accessibility improvements made the school […]

Leaving the Gang Life Behind: The Importance of a Support Network

November 6, 2012

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While reading today’s New York Times, an article about youth in the juvenile justice system caught my eye. According to the article, more than 80 percent of juveniles who enter the criminal justice system early in life have at some point belonged to a gang, and the average age of first gun use was an […]