Muncie Schools-Thrown under the Buses they Tried to Save; Waiver Denied
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Muncie Schools-Thrown under the Buses they Tried to Save; Waiver Denied

Muncie Community Schools- Thrown under the Buses they tried to save; Waiver Denied Original article was published here– through the Muncie Voice. “Victory has a thousand fathers but defeat is an orphan.”- John F. Kennedy Muncie, Indiana- January 14th, 2014 The bus transportation waiver for which Muncie Schools applied was denied by the Indiana State … Continue reading

Progressive America has a Brand New Hero: Bill Nye the Science Guy
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Progressive America has a Brand New Hero: Bill Nye the Science Guy

My original article can be found here, at the Muncie Voice Image: Courtesy of http://www.Billnye.com Just when we think the American educational system has gone to the bad place-never to return, when the parochial “school choice” initiative voucher flood gates opened on the taxpayer dime, calling into question: What exactly are American students being taught … Continue reading

Why There’s No Such Thing as a Dead-End
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Why There’s No Such Thing as a Dead-End

  The very best stories I am able to tell through words or images  find me.   I’m just the vessel for them. And there is a hidden story screaming to be told through the following photograph I took just a few months ago, in October 2013. This story found me as I flipped through the … Continue reading

Saving our Kids from Well-Armed American Boogeymen
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Saving our Kids from Well-Armed American Boogeymen

Originally posted on Angry (American) Birds:
Saving our Kids from Well-Armed American Boogeymen- This is a letter written by John- age 6, to his best friend Jack- also age 6: *Jack You are my best friend. We had fun together. I will miss you.  I will talk to you in my prayers.  I love you…

Muncie Lost a Great One
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Muncie Lost a Great One

Muncie Lost a Great One- By Aimee-Robertson Fant The mark of a great teacher is this: Beyond identifying and building upon children’s strengths and beefing up their weaknesses, beyond crafting effective lessons, possessing and executing certain universal skills teachers must have in a classroom, what separates the great teachers from the good ones is simply … Continue reading