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Serving Children & Saving Trees — Our Conversion to SOLAR!

April 30, 2013

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Sunny Hills Services is headquartered in a beautiful park-like setting in San Anselmo, California. To give you a visual, the simple one-story buildings that house the Irene M. Hunt School of Marin and our offices are surrounded by steep hills dotted with wildflowers, flourishing greenery and the occasional family of deer and rabbit.  Because we’re […]

Closing the Achievement Gap: One Size Does NOT Fit All

April 15, 2013

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Closing the achievement gap in academics between at-risk, marginalized, student populations and their mainstream counterparts is the goal of a great many public and private initiatives across our country; and rightly so, as education continues to be the cornerstone for opportunities and self-sufficiency. The root causes of the achievement gap are many, and there isn’t […]

Furry Friends are Helpful Classroom Aides

February 5, 2013

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“No pets allowed.” – It’s a sign commonly seen on school grounds but one you definitely won’t see at the Irene M. Hunt School of Marin. For years, the Hunt School (formerly Marin Academic Center) has gladly welcomed therapy dogs on campus. In fact, they’ve become a popular element of the school’s therapeutic educational program. […]