The Dog Days of January

At the beginning of the year, we had a seemingly simple proposal from a student: could she bring her dog in for a day? From this request, we plunged into a storm of community process, ultimately learning a bit about the pros and cons of having dogs at school, and a lot about decision making in community. Ultimately it became an opportunity to teach our students about the advice process, one of the most useful decision making tools I've come across and perhaps a fundamental skill for living in community.

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