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On Educational Inequity

Today was a day off from school–we were closed for Hurricane Sandy.  Here’s what the day looked like at our house.  William practiced his trumpet, read for several hours, played a board game, and worked on a math project.  Julia played with a friend, practiced trombone, read a book, and helped me make banana bread. …

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Widening the Circle

I am a spoiled teacher.  I admit this freely and openly.  I teach at a private school with many resources…our library, auditorium, and sports facilities rival those at many small colleges.  My classes are small, typically about 14-18 students.  There are no metal detectors at the entrances, and many students don’t lock their lockers.  While my …

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