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Educational Coaching for Urban Teachers

For several years, I taught secondary Mathematics and Physics in large and small urban school systems, first working with low performing and economically disadvantaged students and later in an environment with all talented and gifted students. 303 more words


Miranda Devine and Men's Rights Activism

Naomi Fryers examines the rise of Men’s Rights Activism along with the role of patriarchal megaphones like Miranda Devine and other self-deprecating sisters.

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Culture Wars

the culture of poverty

A couple of days ago I was speaking to a colleague in my department about pretty much whatever, as it was a Friday afternoon work social and awkward as anything (one of those illustrations of pluralism- of which I am not necessarily critical). 298 more words

A Civilization Has the Morals It Can Afford: Static Rules and Social Shifts

The holidays are such a special time.  As usual, it offered me the opportunity to enhance my understanding of the blatant lack of understanding held by those closest to me, genetically speaking.  1,689 more words

Life As It Stands

Charter Schools

 I’ve had lunch with Rochelle twice since we stopped having our weekly interviews. Her children have started school for the fall season, and now all three are enrolled in charter schools. 687 more words

Black Family

When Subtle Encroachments Blossom: Violence, Ethnic Tension, and Civil Rights in the Context of the Modern American Police State

I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.

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The Last Interview; Has Anything Changed?

I interviewed Rochelle for the last time yesterday. She has been coming into my living room on a weekly basis for almost two years for an hour-long interview, and we have become good friends. 809 more words

Black Family