Tag Archives: North Carolina

A True Partnership

We’ve asked our bloggers to react to a recent article in The New York Times by Jonathan Mahler on a middle-school principal in the Bronx, and his relationship to the education reform movement. Don’t miss this eye-opening piece. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Two Stories of Courage

Yes here comes the story of the Hurricane. The man the authorities came to blame For something that he never done. Put in a prison cell but one time he could-a been The champion of the world. – Bob Dylan … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Cullen Jones – You Can Help

In January, 23 of my 8th grade students will put the concept of “6 degrees of separation” to the test. They will host a huge networking fair that will help them realize the power of communication. Although the “seniors” of Citizen Schools … Continue reading

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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Austin: You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.  I can do those things because I’m not a hero, not like the other superheroes of the week.  I can share my reward; that’s … Continue reading

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The First Moment

37 Campus Directors around the country are finally done sweating over their “Hour 1.” I compare this hour to the first day athletes report to training camp and the head coach addresses them for the very first time.  The bar, … Continue reading

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