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I’m a first grade teacher.  Have been for almost 20 years now.  Every year, one of our biggest concerns are “bubble” kids.  Bubble kids don’t live in a bubble–they are those kids who are on a razor-edge fence.  Bubble kids either float up to promotion and success, or they float down to retention. We work …

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Seldom a day goes by without reference to the Tebow  ‘controversy’.  What controversy?  A football player who wasn’t the victim of an abortion and believes in God celebrates his successes after important plays. Controversy is a quarterback who slaughtered dogs–even the family dog–and was forgiven in the blink of an eye.  Controversy are the exhibitions …

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You’ve heard it.  You know it’s true.  Public education in theU. S.is screwed up.  A mess.  A nightmare.  Why, it virtually doesn’t exist, except as a demon institution attacked almost equally by the left for trying to dictate morals and common sense and by the right as being immoral, left-leaning and unjust. I’m a public school …

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