Difference between pages "Andover Classical Charter School in Andover" and "Grand Army of the Republic Flag"

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In 1997 there was a proposal by a group of townspeople lead by Susan Dalton to create The Andover Classical Charter School to alleviate overcrowding in the Andover middle schools. The school was to use the Hirsch Goal Setting model. The proposed location was the Franciscan Center on River Road. The school was to be a Commonwealth Charter School (on that is not governed by local school committee) as opposed to a Horace Mann Charter School (governed by local school committee).
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A Grand Army of the Republic Flag was donated to Memorial Hall Library in 1928. In 2003 the flag was restored by Camille Myers Breeze of Museum Textile Services with $6000 funds raised by the library for the project. The Grand Old Army of Republic is a fraternal organization of veterans who fought in the Union Army. Hence, he flag, which dates back to the late 1880's is not a battle flag.  
 
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The State Department of Education would not award a charter to the Andover Classical Charter School calling the teaching methods proposed too progressive.
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The flag is displayed in Memorial Hall.
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*"Advocates Planning for a Charter Middle School', ''Andover Townsman'', September 25, 1997, page 6 and 37.
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* "A Grand Old Flag", The Townsman (Town Talk), October, 2, 2003.
*“Why a  Charter School? Why Here?”, ''Andover Townsman'', October 30, 1997, page 1 and 31.
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*[http://www.suvcw.org/?page_id=167]
*“Andover Charter School Would Cut Crowding”, ''Andover Townsman'', page A1.
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*"Andover Enters Unchartered Waters", ''Andover Townsman'', April 16, 1998, page 13.
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A Grand Army of the Republic Flag was donated to Memorial Hall Library in 1928. In 2003 the flag was restored by Camille Myers Breeze of Museum Textile Services with $6000 funds raised by the library for the project. The Grand Old Army of Republic is a fraternal organization of veterans who fought in the Union Army. Hence, he flag, which dates back to the late 1880's is not a battle flag.

The flag is displayed in Memorial Hall.

GAR Flag.

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  • "A Grand Old Flag", The Townsman (Town Talk), October, 2, 2003.
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--Eleanor (talk) 14:44, 24 March 2016 (EDT)

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