Please read the excellent research by Stanford University about the benefits of Waldorf in the Public School System.

For the entire first hour of the morning in a seventh-grade classroom at Alice Birney School, there is not a single sound from Mr. Martin. And yet order rather than chaos prevails. What is happening here? The teacher, a long-time veteran, conducts the opening of the school day like a mute maestro, greeting each student at the door with a gentle handshake and friendly nod, leading students through their morning routine…

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