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on leaving middle school: dream like a kid

Last night, I had the opportunity to speak to the eighth grade class at my former school during their middle school completion ceremony. It was a wonderful night of celebrating this important transition in their lives. 968 more words

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Very Weird School 'Policy': Smile--or Else!

If you still think there might be sane people somewhere involved with public education, consider this.

In the North Lebanon, Pennsylvania, school district, the school policy is that students  109 more words

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The State in education - Part I: A History

In Beyond Good and Evil, written after breaking with composer Richard Wagner and subsequently rejecting hyper-nationalism, Friedrich Nietzsche proposed the existence of a group of people who cannot abide to see others successful or happy. 1,099 more words


Actually, Teachers Have 1st Amendment Rights As Well

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedophold of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” 565 more words

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The only wall we need.

“How dismal it is to see present day Americans yearning for the very orthodoxy that their country was founded to escape.”
― Christopher Hitchens

Last week Education Secretary Betsy DeVos traveled to New York City for a tour of private religious schools.  666 more words


Science Resource Center offers support outside the classroom

Part of ever-evolving education, curriculum and instruction is learning and delivering new methods to students that may go beyond the four walls of a classroom and the pages of a textbook. 533 more words