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Sunday, July 27

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    From TLA speaker session April 2012:
    Stephen Chboskey--When I write, I try to write the story that only I can write. An author's voice is like a bell. Every bell makes a noise when it's struck. Each bell rings a unique tone, though, that only THAT bell can ring.
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Thursday, May 8

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    A politician thinks of the next election - a statesman, of the next generation. -James Freeman Clarke
    Life / Personal
    “Ring the bells that still can ring
    Forget your perfect offering
    There is a crack in everything
    That's how the light gets in.”
    --Leonard Cohen

    Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities. Huxley
    Finish each day and be done with it.
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Wednesday, April 30

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    “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” ― W.B. Yeats
    Reading, Literacy & Libraries
    The bottom line is that kids can no longer learn everything they need to learn, We have to teach them how to find information, categorize it, sift through and find what’s important, and share it.
    --Lauren Kniola, Elementary Librarian in Indianapolis

    If America can increase funding for libraries and librarians, I can only think that America has found one important way to rebuild itself.
    -Stephen Krashen
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Tuesday, October 22

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    “Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us." — Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas
    School Change
    On filtering, over-controlling students with rules and parameters in schools by Doug Johnson on his blog Oct 16, 2013:
    I keep going back to Jonathan Kozol's observation in his book Savage Inequalities (1991) in which he summarized:
    ... children in one set of schools are educated to be governors; children in the other set of schools are trained for being governed.
    The former are given the imaginative range to mobilize ideas for economic growth; the latter are provided with the discipline to do the narrow tasks the first group will prescribe.

    By Susan Bearden on SchneiderB.com
    School Social Media Use-A Lesson in Digital Footprints
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Monday, July 22

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    “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies," said Jojen. "The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R.R. Martin
    ‘Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.’
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Saturday, June 22

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    Arne Duncan has invited Emma Vadehra, the chief of staff of Uncommon Schools, which is known for its rigid discipline and high suspension rates, to be his chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Education.
    Oh my.
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    From Edushyster
    October 6 2012
    Roxbury Prep has the highest suspension rate in MA. 56.1%
    They suspend MORE THAN HALF of their student body!

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