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A preschooler, nervous about his first day, hesitated at the door. Another child waved and smiled, encouraging him to come in — and he did!
Mary Graham
Children’s Village encourages artistic expression. One former student took the lessons to heart; she now attends Moore College of Art and Design.
Preschool Teacher
On a trip to the ice rink, I saw former students who said they had learned how to ice skate from their Children’s Village trips!
School-Age teacher
Children’s Village graduates often return to complete required high school community service hours here.
School-Age teacher
I know we selected the right school for our preschooler.  Today, he asked what 'indigenous' means. My wife and I looked at each other in surprise!
Mat Huffman, parent
Former students often invite their Children’s Village teachers to their high school graduation.
School-Age teacher
I love the way Children's Village is so accommodating to immigrant families and families new to the area. I learn a lot because of this outreach.
A parent
During a trip to the Franklin Institute, one of my students told me it was the best day of her life.
School-Age teacher
A parent told me that if she had 6,000 children, they would all attend Children’s Village.
Toddler teacher
We are a LGBT family, and never once have we felt set apart or not included in anything, and our child has exposure to learning about all different types of families and is supported with ours.
Preschool parent
A parent who had seen our class at the park followed us back to Children’s Village to complete an Enrollment Application for her own child. 
Preschool teacher
Children are often disappointed that Children’s Village is closed on the weekends!
Preschool teacher
Look at the walls filled with artwork and projects. Children have ownership here at Children’s Village.
Preschool teacher
My daughter talks about Children’s Village as a magical place. Her friends keep asking why they can’t attend Children’s Village, too!
Preschool Parent
I love learning from the children. One taught me about Pointillism, paintings made up of little dots. I wonder where he learned that? Here!
Mary Graham
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