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Teachers advocating for students…

When is a teacher no longer functioning as a teacher? I would argue that I ALWAYS represent my school district. I don’t drink alcohol, but I have bought alcohol before, and I remember running into the mom of one of

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The impact of coaches: evaluate that!

I have been running with my high school’s cross-country team, which meets at 6AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. About 40-50 kids show up, some of the kids having already graduated but coming back to hang out with their coaches

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When “failure” is really a success…

I sometimes think that society’s definition of success is too limited. In my own life, I sometimes do not succeed in my goals, but if I set the goal high (perhaps too high) and I try anyway, I can generally

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