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    We have supported creative educational initiatives throughout the Town of Avon.

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The Avon Education Foundation has been funding educational opportunities across town since its inception in 2004.

The nonprofit was started by Sue Durant when the town's school budget passed in 2003 at an amount that was less than requested. And at the time, Avon had no foundation to help give educators extra funding for programs that weren't included in the budget.

Read the article in the Hartford Courant here

WFSB 3 Connecticut 

Over the summer WFSB caught up with students from Avon who came together to write a book about all the things you’re not supposed to do.  The result is pretty amusing, take a look!

 "Book Publishing Project" Grant recipient and Thompson Brook School teacher, Brendan Lynch, and his fifth grade class wrote and published a book of advice for kids. It's called Just Don't Do It: 1,665 Things You Should Never Do and it's for sale at Amazon and Barnes & Noble at these links: Just Don't Do It: 1,665 Things You Should Never Do (Amazon) and Just Don't Do It: 1,665 Things You Should Never Do (Barnes & Noble).

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