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Missouri Adult Education Tops the Nation in Student Advancement

Missouri is the top state in the nation in academic gains among adult education students. For the period July 2016 to June 2017, 65 percent of the state’s adult education students advanced an educational level in the program. 313 more words


At the Newberry in June, 2018: St. Petersburg through Pushkin’s The Bronze Horseman and The Queen of Spades

This June at the Newberry we will focus on the interrelation between St. Petersburg and two great works by Alexander Pushkin: the long poem “The Bronze Horseman” and the short novel “The Queen of Spades.” Alexander Pushkin (1799 – 1837) is the most famous Russian poet, and his fiction has had a tremendous impact on the subsequent development of the Russian novel. 88 more words

Russian Literature

Arizona Adult Literacy Week: Day at the Capitol 2018

I was lucky to travel with a couple of awesome students for a visit to the Capitol during Arizona Adult Literacy Week.   Thank you to staff who helped arrange the visits and thank you to Isabelle and Haziel for telling your adult education story. 378 more words

There Was A Young Lady Called Claire

There was a young lady called Claire Who’s feet where always bare. She went for an interview Without any shoe. I know as I was there! 36 more words


Thank you to my student heroes

One of my student heroes stopped by my office yesterday to say good-bye as he finishes his last week at St. Lawerence College and leaves for his final placement, culminating three remarkable years at our institution. 321 more words

St. Patrick's Day Blessings: The Inner Landscape: John O'Donohue

On this St. Patrick’s Day it is fitting to receive a blessing from a grand Irishman whose writing reaches into my soul. Followers of this blog know that… 60 more words

Progressive Theology


I feel like minds are like nations, a sort of conglomerate composed of distinct but entangled classes with competing material needs constantly at war with itself. 184 more words