Humboldt COE Receives $3.3 Million Grant for Arts-Based SEL

If we could forget that education ever existed, and start over from scratch, what would it look like?

That’s a question — originally posed by Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero — that Bill Funkhouser, an arts education specialist for the Humboldt County Office of Education (HCOE), keeps in mind.

“To me, that’s kind of what creative education is about. It’s about saying, ‘Let’s forget about all this baggage that we have in education, and really think about what works. What makes for a collaborative, creative classroom community?’” Funkhouser told the Outpost.

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