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

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

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

The “It’s Not MY Problem” Problem; Muncie Schools Nov. 5th Bus Referendum
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The “It’s Not MY Problem” Problem; Muncie Schools Nov. 5th Bus Referendum

Original Article can be found at the Muncie Voice here: http://muncievoice.com/9271/problem-problem-muncie-schools-bus-referendum/   If Muncie residents who display “Vote NO” signs in their yards were asked why they would vote for Muncie students NOT to retain bus service, barring political semantics or affiliations, here’s what that hypothetical conversation may look like: “Did you or your children attend … Continue reading