Monthly Archives: August 2012

When It’s Tough to Be White in America

Note the words “an exceptional event.” My daughter carries her mother’s soft brown hair and her father’s Germanic nose. She’s 16, and she lives in a multi-cultural community. To many, multi-cultural means black (with some white people peppered throughout). Same … Continue reading

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A Snippet/Article for Teachers

Some ideas about getting started for all of those who will be doing so very soon. Keep two important things in mind when reading this article and writing rules you must live with for an academic year. 1. Have an … Continue reading

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Texas: Where Over Half the Kids Fail

Texas pride is its own animal. In Colorado (among other states), there has been an influx of people from both California and Texas. When asked, a typical Coloradan is annoyed with the new arrivals. However, their problem seems more acute … Continue reading

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