University Primary School
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University Primary School (UPS) is a prek-3rd grade Reggio Emilia inspired, inclusive lab school where children are engaged in creative, challenging, and worthy curricular inquiries using the Project Approach.
The democratic classroom communities at UPS make effect use of cooperation, negotiation, and choice as a means to foster children's curiosity and love of learning. At UPS, children with and without special needs are nurtured to support their diverse talents and abilities through differentiated practices attuned to intellectual, social, and emotional growth. The school is affiliated with the College of Education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and beginning AY 2012-2013 serves children through the 3rd grade.
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