Archive of 2013 November

To Everyone in Our Schools: Thank You for Your Compassion and Empathy

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This week I will ask my kids to tell me what they are thankful for.  I will most likely get the usual responses – my dog, my video games, my doll, my Transformers.  And when I ask them to reflect a little more I’ll get some answers I like better…

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Local Activism for Equity

on November 26th, 2013 in Blog by | No Comments

There is an exciting movement under foot in Iowa City, as residents across our community–diverse by race, geography, culture, language, income, and wealth–join together to approach the Iowa City Community School Board tonight.  Earlier in the year, the Calendar Committee, appointed by the superintendent of schools, presented a school year…

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