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Arlington Trivia Bee, March 26

What was Menotomy Rocks Park’s original, more ominous name? Come test your wit and trivia IQ at the 22nd annual Arlington Trivia Bee, hosted by AEF.  March 26th, 3-5pm at Town Hall. Over 20 teams from schools and community groups 5th grade teams from … Continue reading

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Calling all Local Businesses – Become an AEF Sponsor!

Please support our 2017 Business Sponsors who support our work! Make an impact in our community – become an AEF Business Sponsor. Show your customers you’re invested in Arlington’s students – and our town Publicize and grow your business among Arlington families … Continue reading

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Grant Profile: Elementary Teacher Leadership Program

  Ask teachers what makes professional development effective and they will likely tell you that hands-on, interactive, classroom-specific learning is the most meaningful.  Arlington’s Elementary Teacher Leadership program does just this.  This program – by teachers and for teachers – … Continue reading

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January 2017 Newsletter

Keep up-to-date on AEF happenings by signing up for our quarterly newsletters.  We promise not to share your email with anyone and you’ll stay informed on the work that you make possible! Our January newsletter just came out and includes: … Continue reading

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Nearly $14,000 in Innovation Grants Awarded to Schools

In December, we awarded six Innovations in Education grants ranging from mindfulness practices and technology to innovative ways to approach physical education.  Learn more about these and other innovative grants that AEF has awarded.  

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AEF Supports District’s Effort for a Comprehensive Behavioral Health Plan

A $10,000 Development & Expansion grant supports the Arlington Public School’s efforts to assess critical areas of need and to develop individual action plans for each school to create a truly inclusive and supportive pre-k – 12 environment.  Learn more about … Continue reading

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Arlington Teosinte Sister City Project Update

A 2011 Innovations in Education grant funded the development of a town-wide 4th grade social studies curriculum about Teosinte, El Salvador.  Since then, this program has continued to grow and thrive, most recently by expanding to second grade.  Read more.

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Highlights of 2016 AEF Grants in Action

We think you’ll be impressed by this short video of AEF’s accomplishments in 2016. Thank YOU for making these inspiring grants possible! It’s not too late to donate TODAY!

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#GivingTuesday is November 29

AEF is proud to be a part of this growing global movement of giving.  We rely 100% on community donations and appreciate your generosity!  Learn more or Donate Now

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Tell Your Teacher He/She is a STAR!

AEF’s STARS teacher appreciation program recognizes great teachers and benefits AEF.  Tell your teacher ‘Thank you for all you do’ with STARS today.  Deadline is December 2 to ensure delivery before the holiday break.  Learn more or Donate now.

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