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At Uni Primary, we value and promote strong, democratic classroom communities. We recognize we are a part and responsible toward our greater school community, a greater campus community, our city/county/state/country community, and very importantly our global community. "Citizenship" and "humanity" are woven into daily experiences and conversation. We invite and encourage "big issues, big questions, and big ideas" into discussion, debate, and action as we learn to care for ourselves and others. At University Primary School, ALL are WELCOME! 

On campus at Illinois, we appreciate and enjoy the many opportunities to learn with and from researchers, college students, and with campus organizations. If you are connected with campus or the greater Champaign-Urbana community, an international scholar, a fellow educator, or a person/family wanting to think more about progressive and democratic models of education, please contact our school director Ali Lewis at: