Archive of 2012 February

Power Struggle

on February 21st, 2012 in Blog by | 8 Comments

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” -Mark Twain   I recently went to Ecuador…

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Attendance as a Reform Agenda

on February 9th, 2012 in Blog by | No Comments

In the recent State of the Union address, President Obama challenged states to address the required age of school attendance. The President stated, “… when students don’t walk away from their education, more of them walk the stage to get their diploma.  When students are not allowed to drop out,…

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