Check out the ROAD SIGNS exhibit at the Boston Children’s Museum–February 15 to March 17!

Signs, Letreros, Hyoushiki …. This exhibit features my collection of road signs of children going to school around the world. Japan, Mexico, China, Czech Republic, Great Britain, France, Spain, Italy, etc. etc. Check out the entire collection online.

As I mentioned in an earlier blog about my mother (December 18), I think these signs are fantastic. Artistic and colorful–in basic red, yellow and blue.

Countries show a different view of childhood and children. Some are playful; others stern; some are ‘sexist’ perhaps; others not; some artistic; some face the ‘wrong way!’ Etc. The collection –that I have gathered since 1968, when I got my first sign while living in New Jersey–is a rich testament to the diversity in our world.

Enjoy it! I have created greeting cards of these signs for sale. Buy a set of 4 for $19.50, postage included.

Happy travels! Observe our fascinating world!

Here’s the POSTER for the EXHIBIT!

About Miriam

Miriam Kurtzig Freedman, JD, MA—an expert in public education, focused on special education law— is a lawyer, author, speaker, consultant, and reformer. For more than 35 years, Miriam worked with educators, parents, policy makers, and citizens to translate complex legalese into plain English and focus on good practices for children. Now, she focuses her passion on reforming special education, with her new book, Special Education 2.0—Breaking Taboos to Build a NEW Education Law. Presentations include those at the AASA Conference, Orange County (CA), Boston College (MA), CADRE (OR), and the Fordham Institute (DC). Her writings have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Education Week, Education Next, Hoover Digest, The University of Chicago Law Review on line,, and The Atlantic Monthly on line.

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