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Supreme Court Supports Random Drug Testing Of Students

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Can a public school randomly drug test its students?

The parents of a 14-year-old Pennsylvania girl had simply had enough of the school’s random drug tests. 153 more words

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Those who can...

This is from my other blog called MEtopia.

It’s about my fears and doubts concerning teaching and starting this new career. Will I be one of those who can do, but can’t teach? 9 more words


Book Review: "Boundaries With Teens"

So my first attempt at writing this post was sadly deleted, but hopefully I can remember all the glowing comments I made!

This book was #32 of my… 436 more words


The Sharp Point

But Is It Fun, Though?
by Deej Sharp

Well-meaning friends with no background in education love to offer me professional advice. My favorite is the ever reoccurring, “But have you tried to make learning fun?” My sarcastic instincts want to answer, “Of course not! 315 more words


Spoken Word

Spoken Word (n): Poetry that is written on stage but performed for an audience.




I help you get up when you trip

You help me get up when I slip… 381 more words

Creative Writing

Summer Reading July 24th

It’s been almost two weeks, right? Here’s what I’ve been reading.

10 Things That Will Surprise You If You Put Kids in Charge
This top-10 list is by Jeff Sandefer of the Acton Academy in Austin, Texas. 771 more words

Biweekly Reading

Nerd Is the Word by Caroline T.

In middle school, recess was my favorite part of the day. But not for the same reasons as other fifth and sixth graders—I didn’t like playing soccer, or swinging on the swing sets, or even gossiping. 745 more words