Today we had Jess at home as her school was shut for some urgent building work, she was pretty anxious as she struggles a lot with changes to her routine and because her previous school put so much energy into impressing upon her that any day of education missed would be a Very Bad Thing because of government attendance statistics. 472 more words
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rewrite of my 2014 Portrait for a new series, “Unopened Gifted”.
From the back row I waited for the seats to fill in front of me with the fifty students, staff, and community members chosen to attend a reading by African American author Gwendolyn Brooks, a Pulitzer Prize winner in Poetry. 1,532 more words