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Is Pink a Girl Color and Math Just for Boys? The effect of stereotypes on gender identity development

March 9, 2012

Is Pink a Girl Color and Math Just for Boys?

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Parker named Best Place to Work 2011

January 31, 2012

Robert C. Parker School was named one of the Best Places to Work in the Capital Region in 2011 by the Business Review.  The School was featured in the Business Review Best Places to Work Supplement in December 2011.  Teachers and trustees accepted the school’s certificate and banner at a luncheon honoring selected businesses.  Thirty…

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Parker’s Bee Story Makes Weekly Reader Feature

October 19, 2011

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WNYT Covers Parker’s 20th Anniversary. Watch the video clip!

June 2, 2011

Elaine Houston from WNYT interviewed Susie Merrett and Meg Taylor about Parker’s 20th Anniversary.  Houston visited the school originally in 1991 to tell the story of the school’s founding.  During her 2011 visit she was impressed by the way the school has grown and by how the times and public opinion about education have caught…

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Bees Find a Sixth-grade Advocate

May 31, 2011

NORTH GREENBUSH — Wearing a beekeeper’s hat, veil and long gloves, Jack Ross-Pilkington carefully lifted the lid off the new beehive. “The bees are dying. We need to help them,” Jack said. He has with the help of beekeepers, his mom, his friends and the staff at the Robert C. Parker School where he is a sixth-grader.…

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Press Release for Panel Discussion March 23

March 1, 2011

All Work and No (Child’s) Play? Teach to Learn . . . Not to the Test. Tips & Tactics from Experts, Innovators, and Educators at Robert C. Parker School North Greenbush, NY – The Robert C. Parker School ( will gather a national panel of experts to talk about how parent’s can help their children…

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Panel Discussion on March 23

January 21, 2011

Robert C. Parker School presents A Panel Discussion on Educating for 21st Century Success Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7 – 8:30 PM at Robert C. Parker School 4254 NY State Highway 43 North Greenbush, NY 12198 Karen Hitchcock, Former UAlbany President, Moderator Panelists: Susan Engel, Williams College professor and author Boris Pluskowski, creator of The…

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Parker Hosts a 5K Trail Run

January 19, 2011

PARKER 5K TRAIL RUN FLIER Robert C. Parker School 4254 Route 43,  North Greenbush Saturday, April 2, 2011 5K TRAIL RUN 10am Start Time $15 by 3/28 or $20 Day of Race Technical Tees to the first 100 registered Registration link KIDS ¼ MILE FUN RUN 11am Start Time Free; small prizes to participants Day…

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Learning in Green Classrooms

December 2, 2010

Read this news article about how Robert C. Parker School gives students learning experiences that use the natural environment.

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Parker in the News

December 1, 2010

Students in 2-3 and 6-7 collected water data for Snapshot of the Hudson Day.  Watch the news coverage here.

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