Tag Archives: High School

And Then He Rolled His Eyes – Dignifying the Next Generation


On a summer day in 1963, a young Bill Clinton shook hands with John Kennedy. Clinton – just seventeen years old – was a participant in Boys Nation and was given the opportunity to spend a day at the White … Continue reading

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Examine THIS


After a week of extreme “academic” intensity, I’m done with final exams. There’s a reason I typed the word “academic” in quotation marks. So much of students’ desires to grasp and comprehend material in school stems from a desire to … Continue reading

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A Disruption of School Affairs


A friend of mine lives in a particularly conservative city in south Texas; a city where 41% of the population is of Mexican descent and about 61% is Hispanic. When Arizona’s SB 1070 passed, my friend and twenty of his … Continue reading

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