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We're #1!

World’s highest cost K-12 education and health care, spend the most on our military (even without counting NSA, CIA, Homeland Security), government most in debt, highest rate of illegal drug use, have the greatest number of enemies (thank you Global War on Terror, ‘Cowboy’ foreign policy), greatest number of ‘military interventions’ since WWII, the most obese, and the highest incarceration rate!


Chrysler Foundation Backs FIRST Robotics

AUBURN HILLS — The Chrysler Foundation announced $5,000 grants to 36 Michigan high school teams in the FIRST Robotics competition, and $750 grants to six FIRST Tech Challenge middle school teams. 669 more words


I Can't Breathe... I Can't Code...and other Significant Modifers.. I Can't Learn ??(What's Going On?)

People around the world understand the simple sentence, ” I Can’t Breathe”. For most people no definition is required  to understand the significance of the quote. 1,541 more words


MCWT Names Winners Of Girls Website Design Competition

DETROIT — Eighteen high school girls took home $2,775 in combined prizes in the Michigan Council of Women in Technology’s ninth annual girls’ website design competition, held Dec. 511 more words


'it’s mostly facts that end up separating rich kids from poor kids'

By teaching them “facts”, schools can make a difference in helping bring kids out of poverty.


Facts, background knowledge, and content knowledge are all education-related terms that can be used interchangeably, and can be… 376 more words

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Is sex education more important than mathematics?

How important is sex education?

“I think Sex Ed is equally, if not more, important than mathematics or English”

That quote comes from porn star Tasha Reign, so it should be considered in that context.  

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Is it ever OK to be on Twitter or Facebook at work?

“Mrs. Ralf, I found you on Twitter this weekend and noticed you posted during school hours last week.”

Hmm. How should I respond to this?  At first, I felt a bit guilty.  1,011 more words