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  • This article by Ron Miller was written last fall, but there has been a new flurry of debate recently on the topic, which reminded me that it is just as valid today as it was then. If I was to write a response to such a worthless program, this would be it more or less. Thanks Ron, for doing the work. The damage this continuing vision of competition and mindless drilling in our educational

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    This morning my eldest son and I watched the President give his annual pep talk to students across America. It was the usual “work hard and you’ll succeed” mantra- but two things seem to resonate with my child of just 7.8 years of age: The line about “You are the writer of your own destiny” and the affirmations about treating each other with kindness and respect. The latter is

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