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February 2012

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What is the "right" kind of parent?

"It is sad to me when I hear parents feeling bad that they aren't doing "x", or feeling bad or embarrassed that they are doing "y"or doing too much of "x", or reluctant to ask questions and convey their concerns." Read more
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Passion-Based High School vs. High School Boredom: Choose

"We cannot afford to tweak around the edges" ----Dennis Littky, co-founder Big Picture Learning, New TedxNY Talk Read more
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The Case for Distraction . . . or Ritalin?

"It is the attempted standardization of a human being and of a notion of achievement that is limiting, prescriptive and bullying." Read more
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Have The Jetsons Arrived?

From "Connect A Million Minds" Initiative - 3 Minute Video. Read more
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The Dark Side of Our Achievement Culture

New "Race To Nowhere" Trailer Video Read more
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Is This The Best High School in America?

WATCH: How These Six Minutes May Change Your Idea of Innovative Education (dramatically). Phillips Exeter, Harvard Westlake & Lawrenceville may be taking notes from this charter school leading the next wave. Does your High School look anything like it? Read more
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Three Young Women Wow Crowd at TEDx

" . . .making my own opportunities when I didn't even know what I was doing." Read more
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
Leonardo da Vinci
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