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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

5/10/2021 2:18 pm

The API Parent Engagement Group has prepared a fun line-up of cultural and educational events throughout the month of May. Join us as we celebrate and share our rich diverse cultures. We'll be learning hula, kung fu, and Bhangra dance as well as folding origami and learning about Tibetan prayer flags. There will also be a parent education night and a panel discussion about the importance of speaking up. Everyone is welcome!

A detailed calendar of events, with descriptions, Zoom links, etc. can be found at the link: API Heritage MonthIf you are interested in joining the API Parent Engagement Group, please sign-up here. You can also find us on Facebook.

  • Wed, 5/12 @ 7pm -- Marin IDEA Parent Ed Night: Parenting with Identity in Mind
  • Sat, 5/15 @ 10am -- Bhangra Beats Dance Party
  • Wed, 5/19 @ 7pm -- Tibetan Prayer Flags
  • Thur, 5/20 @ 7pm -- Hula: The Heartbeat of the Hawaiian People
  • Sat, 5/22 @ 2pm -- Kung Fu Training
  • Thur, 5/27 @ 7:30pm -- API Panel Discussion: Speaking Up and Sharing Our Stories

Also, thank you, Michele Ling and the API Engagement group, for sharing this AAPI History, Key Events, Contributions and Resources document.



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Right to Education

2/18/2021 9:54 am

Nery Castillo-McIntyre, the Cornell PTA's Diverse Learners Liaison, wrote this brief history paper about the right to education for children with disabilities. You can reach Nery at diverselearners@cornellpta.org.

At the Intersection of Race & Disability: A brief history of disability education rights law

By 1918, the United States had finally figured out how to address an issue that affected citizens (or residents) in every American household; yet, a whole century later, locales across the country continue to struggle with how to deliver a public benefit to all without exception. This is not about social practices, protective gear, or vaccines to cure a deadly virus wreaking havoc around the world in a global pandemic, but about the promise of public education to cure ignorance and empower an informed citizenry.



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Cornell Cookbook #32: Callie's Crepes

2/17/2021 4:41 pm

Callie, a 5th grader in Ms. Shepard's class submitted this recipe, chose this recipe "because I enjoy making crepes and they are so yummy! They remind me of Paris even though I've never been!" Thanks Callie! For more, visit the Cornell Cookbook



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Coyote Fun Fitness Week

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May 3-7, 2021

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