We All Are Human

Define: Mark out the boundary or limits of. Confine: Keep or restrict someone or something within certain limits of (space, scope, quantity, or time). Undermine: Damage or weaken (someone or something), esp. gradually or insidiously. Refine: Remove impurities or unwanted elements. When we define the spirit within us based on our physical nature we confine […]

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No Time Like The Present

With November 5th, Election Day, eight days away, voters must ask themselves, are we content or discontent with the way our leaders are running our government? In the education arena, three School Board Commissioner seats are open. Given the failure of the Rochester City School District to provide an adequate education to even half of […]

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Knowledge Is Power – Understanding Is Powerful

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” Martin Luther King, Jr. “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.” Henry Ford “We all want progress, but if you’re on […]

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It’s Not Them, It’s Us

Accountability: The quality or state of being accountable; an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions. Blame: To say or think that a person or thing is responsible for something bad that has happened. If there is too much blame going on with regards to the leadership of the Rochester […]

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Reading Is Fundamental

Rhetoric: Language that is intended to influence people and that may not be honest or reasonable. In reading the District Comprehensive Improvement Plan it is clear that those whose names are attached did not actually read the document they approved. There are five more tenets addressed in the document: 2.1 – Provide school leaders with […]

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