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CRA is a kindergarten through 8th grade learning community. Learning is embedded in a meaningful real-world context and children are deliberately taught to see the connections between their formal education and the world. At CRA, students combine curiosity and application, leading to a deep understanding of content,self-motivation and confidence. These skill sets empower students to take on challenges in order to become who they want to be and excel to their fullest potential.

 

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CRA UP CLOSE WITH OUTDOOR NATURE EDUCATOR ERIC NELSON

Beginning when he was a child, Eric Nelson educator, naturalist and founder of the Outdoor Classroom Project, may have sensed that nature has a positive effect on a developing mind. During his recent visit to CRA in February, he recounted his experiences… More»

CRA Families Get Up Close With Math

Our recent Up Close guest speaker, noted mathematician and educator Dr. Patrick Callahan, positioned his remarks around a question asked of many employers. “What do you expect of a high school graduate?” In other words, what do you expect them to be… More»