Citizen Or Sheep

Citizen: An inhabitant of a city or town; especially : one entitled to the rights and privileges of a freeman. 2 a : a member of a state b : a native or naturalized person who owes allegiance to a government and is entitled to protection from it. Sheep: A domesticated ruminant animal with a […]

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Evolution vs Revolution

Evolution: The gradual development of something, especially from a simple to a more complex form. Revolution: A single complete 360 degree turn; a forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor of a new system. Revolution has evolved into something much more complex than turning around in circles yet it remains true to […]

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Real Students

There is an article about “Real Student Learning” in a blog post by Ken Lindblom. Mr. Lindblom posits that, “Real Student Learning is Difficult & Expensive to Measure” but it really is not. Real student learning is measured by the engagement of real students in learning. Real student learning is individual. Not every child […]

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Respect Leads To Righteousness

Righteousness: Acting in accord with divine or moral law. Respect: A feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. It is difficult to be righteous in your dealings with others when you have no respect for yourself. We teach children to have respect for authority without first teaching […]

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Everything Said – Nothing Done

Everything that is being said about education today has already been said about education. It is failing our children. It is based on an archaic system of information exchange and relevance. It is racist, classist, segregationist, dehumanizing, sexist, and degrading. Our current system of education seeks to fail the majority and enslave them to a […]

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A Military School For A Military Town

The Rochester City School District is always searching for alternative ways to educate its students, the newest is a military academy. The idea of replicating what works instead of trying something new seems to allude district leaders. The Children’s School-School #15, World of Inquiry-School #58, School Without Walls, and School of the Arts are, and […]

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