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Newtowne School

Cambridge, MA | http://newtowneschool.org/
Joined in March 2006

About Us

Newtowne is a cooperative venture of parents, teachers, and children. Our teachers are our only paid staff. Parents serve on the board of directors, set policy, manage enrollment, repair playground equipment --whatever needs to be done.

Every day in each classroom, there is a designated parent-helper. The responsibility of the parent helper is to provide the morning snack, to assist the teachers in the classroom, and to be responsible for clean up after class. Parent-helping allows parents to be actively involved in what goes on in the classroom and to gain insight into their child's world. Parents' work pays off in another way: it lowers tuition costs. Newtowne School is licensed by the Massachusetts Office of Child Care Services (OCCS).

Newtowne is a cooperative venture of parents, teachers, and children. Our teachers are our only paid staff. Parents serve on the board of directors, set policy, manage enrollment, repair playground equipment --whatever needs to be done.

Every day…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Family

Location

  • Newtowne School
    11 Garden Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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