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COVID-19: Meals-on-School Bus Wheels for Home-Bound Aurora Special Ed Students Praised

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(Aurora, IL) – The COVID-19 pandemic onslaught initially disrupted Aurora-based C.O.R.E. Academy’s special education students’ access both to their class room-based instruction and their school-based nutrition, but the school pivoted in the pandemic’s opening days and created their own Meals-on-School Bus Wheels program to feed their low-income, home-bound kids, earning praise from parents. “After the coronavirus outbreak shuttered schools last spring, we immediately mobilized our staff, kitchens, and bus fleet to deliver meals to our 1700 special ed students enrolled in home-based, remote learning, and have

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Menta’s Virtual Parent University Goes Live!!!!!!!

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March of 2020, with the closing of schools across the country educators were challenged with creating, literally overnight, an entirely new way of teaching that needed to be delivered in some form of remote instruction. “Continuity of Learning” became the known phrase for what school would become, how lessons would be delivered , where children would learn and who would

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Students Return!

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Students returned to the classroom at our Menta Academy Oak Park School as well as our campuses throughout Arizona.  It was hard to tell who was more excited for the return to in-classroom learning – students or staff! True to our mission of creating innovative solutions to critical problems in education and human services, we offered families a choice to

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Staff prepare for the 2020-21 school year by participating in virtual bootcamps

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Staff from Illinois and Arizona campuses eagerly prepared for the 2020-21 school year by participating in weeklong clinical and academic boot camps. The clinical bootcamp prepared our clinical staff to provide trauma-based supports to meet the unique social emotional needs of students returning to the school environment after the COVID-19 school closures.  Understanding the impact of school closures through the

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Menta Warriors in the News

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Menta Academy Yuma is going above and beyond to bring some joy to their students. You can read more about what they are doing here.

Menta Joins The Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce

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Menta recently joined The Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce and they just wrote a spotlight piece about us.  Check it out here:  https://www.facebook.com/GreaterBeloitChamber/