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Dec 19 2012

“L’eggo My [Ego]!”

Some sticky situations arose this week and I’m not talking about waffle syrup. If you are wondering why we still have violence and education crises in modern day America, look no further than the grown folks making decisions and mouthing platitudes from their soapboxes. We see this pseudo-argumentation about the fiscal cliff (here and here),…

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Two Weeks! Too Weak!! Wow, I haven’t blogged in two weeks!! Crazy! One of the reasons for this is that I’ve been enjoying my new job, which at some point I’ll blog more about. The other reason for my infrequent blogging is that there’s far too much going on in the country, not just in…

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Jun 04 2012

Would Mitt Romney Fire His Students? (WWRD?)

We know what Donald Trump would do. There’s been a lot in the news lately about Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney’s plan for improving education in America. Interestingly, he hasn’t really claimed any credit, to my knowledge, for Massachusetts regularly ranking as one of the Top Five states on various measures on student achievement and…

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Apr 29 2012

Not All Speed is [a] Movement…

“In democratic countries, knowledge of how to combine is the mother of all other forms of knowledge; on its progress depends that of all the others” –Alexis de Tocqueville Originally, I was going to write about my final week of school before state testing begins, but I wanted to instead reflect on a great day…

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