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The Um and Yang of Spring and Public Education

With Spring comes a time of renewal. Bitter winds give way to rays of sunshine, flowers begin their ascent out of barren soil, laughter reverberates in area playgrounds, and the songs of birds once again fill the air. In Eastern … Continue reading

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Awake, Engaged, Inspired

For the first ten years of my teaching career, I thought teaching and voting were¬†enough. I was doing what I loved and I was fulfilling my civic duty. I will never forget the day that all of this changed. It … Continue reading

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Placing “Community First”

One of the criticisms of politics is that it lacks heart. Too frequently, campaigns and political activity are driven by the numbers, rather than by ideals. Neighborhoods or people are ranked according to their likelihood of voting and voting the … Continue reading

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