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Riley Institute studies Montessori schools

Last updated July 5, 2012

By Furman News

South Carolina leads the country in its percentage of public Montessori schools, accounting for about 10 percent of the more than 440 nationwide. One foundation wants to better understand the impact of Montessori education in the Palmetto State’s public schools, and it has given a $370,000 grant to the Riley Institute at Furman to launch a comprehensive, five-year research study aimed at exploring that issue. The Charleston Post and Courier reported on the project.

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