The Urban Legend

Homework survey results inform teaching practices

Sophia Vahanvaty, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

March 29, 2018

Complaints about excessive homework are a constant presence in the Urban School’s hallways. But how much truth is there to these claims? Led by Geoff Ruth, the Academic Dean, the school administration began to answer this question with data collected through homework surveys: schoolwide surveys tha...

History teacher Clarke Weatherspoon to become new freshman-sophomore dean at The Urban School

History teacher Clarke Weatherspoon to become new freshman-sophomore dean at The Urban School

Hannah Sears

June 10, 2011

Head of School Mark Salkind announced May 31 that Clarke Weatherspoon, an Urban history teacher, will become 9th and 10th grade dean next fall, replacing English teacher and dean Greg Monfils, who will return to full-time teaching. The change came about because Monfils felt he needed a change in ...

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