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Just Another Simple Goodbye

Having a bit of a pity party this morning. My favorite, don’t judge, and best student is leaving today. This will be his last time here. 344 more words

The Economic Case for Empathy - Now, Not Later

I don’t have a background in economics, but when I ran across all the dialogue in the media about Thomas Piketty’s recent book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, 581 more words

Final Exams: Reflection of Success or Outdated Evaluation?

The final exam. An intimidating, looming, and all-consuming assessment that has the ability to determine the final grade in one’s course, advancement to the next class, and sometimes, even the option to graduate. 494 more words

Cambodia: The growth in school enrolments since 1980

When the Khmer Rouge were ousted from power in 1979, Cambodia was a mess. The school system was of course just one of the victims of the regime, so in hindsight it has been remarkable that the number of children enrolled at school in Cambodia has risen to levels as good – or better – than those of the 1960s. 680 more words

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Asia@2014

 The people of Asia have been hit with another human disaster with the news of a ship of Korean high school students disappearing below the waves while on a trip that was supposed to be both educational, and fun. 207 more words

THIS LAST MONTH HAS BEEN DISASTROUS FOR ASIAN PEOPLE (

SOUTH KOREA HAD A FERRY DISASTER THAT KILLED A LOT OF PEOPLE WHEN IT CAPSIZED AND MANY DROWNED, NOW THE CAPTAIN WHO ABANDONED SHIP IS UNDER ARREST & THE VICE PRINCIPAL OF THE SCHOOL WHOSE MANY STUDENTS DIED ON THAT FERRY COMMITTED HARRY KERRY – OR SUICIDE. 1,134 more words

Warm reflection

There is such a beautiful sense of camaraderie built within the school. Not by athletics or “school pride.” Just through basic human interaction and goodness. The type of kindness that cozies in the exchange of intellectual realty. 44 more words