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Someday

I.

Someday when far advanced into your years,

Think back to today and the joy it brought.

Perchance reflect upon the lessons taught.

Remembrance pierced by your smiles or your tears. 76 more words

Poetry

Today I Die

I.

In the presence of the reflection,

Shall I choose to cast my eyes,

Upon the figure staring at me,

This bit of twisted manhood? 176 more words

Poetry

Mind: Detached

I.

The moon is bright, the sun is dark,

Dogs meow, cats bark.

My eyes hear, my ears see,

Feeling is smell, taste is sound. 135 more words

Poetry

Do You See Me Now?

I.

I’m willing to sacrifice,

to trade my mind,

for what I have to offer.

It’s who I am.

Do you see me now?

II. 116 more words

Poetry

The (NY, DC, LA, and CA) Story of Eureka Math

In Louisiana, there has been a bit of mystery surrounding the only math curriculum “selected” in March 2014 by the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) and the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) and promoted as… 1,202 more words

Common Core

Only Live

I.

You are here only for a spell.

The days you are given are few.

Suddenly, time will expire,

And you will take leave of this world. 153 more words

Poetry

Louisiana's NCLB Waiver, Complete with Promised CCSS and PARCC

No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was not reauthorized in 2007. Nor was it reauthorized in 2008. Nor has it been reauthorized in 2014.

NCLB, with its nonsense “100 percent proficiency in reading and math by 2014,” has been lingering on legislative life support, even as 2014 is surely coming to an end. 1,837 more words

Common Core