Monthly Archives: January 2011

“I touch the future. I teach.”–Christa McAuliffe

I may be dating myself here, but I think the matter merits my admission. Just keep in mind that I was a college freshman at the time. I’d just gotten back from one of the more annoying college classes I … Continue reading

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Out with the Old, In with the…Old

One of my responsibilities in this position is to cover the State Board of Education. I monitor the full board, as well as the Committee on Instruction. When I arrived at the January meeting, the chatter in the room seemed … Continue reading

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Let There Be Peace…

“The dumber people think you are, the more surprised they’re going to be when you kill them.” — William Clayton When I was a college professor, I returned to my parents’ home one Christmas to find this quote in the … Continue reading

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