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History of Falk Laboratory School

Fanny Edel Falk Elementary School was born of two wishes:

Leon Falk, Jr. and Marjorie Falk Levy wished:

to establish a school that promoted progressive methods of teaching children that could be observed and studied by those who wished to pursue teaching as a vocation;

and the University of Pittsburgh wished:

to establish and maintain an elementary demonstration school that was progressive and experimental, and that would become an integral part of the educational mission.

In 1931, this wish was actualized and has continued to the present time.