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Garcia Labor Complaint Dismissed

Today the Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations dismissed a complaint against the union filed by High School Vice President Edwin Garcia. The complaint was filed more than a year ago, with several labor board hearings held to hear and consider the complaint. 27 more words

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Informative and fun; the WA ACDA/NKE workshop of January, 2014

by Darcy Morrissey, R&S Chair, Children and Community Youth Choirs

Fifty-three choral directors attended this informative and fun workshop that centered on twenty-two unison/two part octavos by master classical composers. 177 more words

Nostalgic of the Simpler Times

There was a time when I used to put on my red randoseru (Japanese elementary school backpack) and happily skipped my way to school. Quite a contrast to my corporate daily grind which consists of alarm clock curses and mini panic attacks of missing my morning train to work. Simpler times indeed.

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Imagine, Achieve, Succeed.

Today, I visited my school and was able to go over a lot of information with my Principal. From the outside, it appeared small, but once you walked in you could see countless of hallways. 269 more words

Ten Compliments Kids Need to Hear

Yesterdays post, Writing What I Know:  Praising My Childhood Roots, discussed appropriate praising of our children.  I listed research-based guidelines on healthy, appropriate accolades for children. 26 more words

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Writing What I Know: Back to Praising My Childhood Roots

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about my writer’s block:  Writing is More Than Getting the Words Right.  My mind and heart were filled with knots that entangled my ability to express myself. 676 more words

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