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Lynched #metoo moment

(NOTE: I keep revisiting this case because I think it’s important to alert authorities of improper conduct toward other human beings – whether it be sexual or psychological – and it still has not been addressed by those whose responsibility it is to investigate such matters. Thus, it is still unresolved.) I’m having a #metoo […]

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STIGMA: IIT

Which of our Presidents in recent history invested the most in Education?

I’m hanging with a college graduate who is brilliant but has special needs.  For example, he got a full scholarships to go to IIT, later taught as part of a program funded by the Bill Gates Foundation, excellent Educator, Legally Blind, but he already had a huge debt developing on his shoulders.  Now, he has a $500 debt […]

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THE ODYSSEY OF INVISIBILITY: Smoking in Virginia

I thought I was seeing a shot from the Past. I had 2 things to do before I left and headed to Chicago: My worst Substitue assignment was long term  – ideally.  But I went nuts. I was passing kids who were failing and couldn’t fail and forced them to repay me by making-up a […]

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The Decline of American Manufacturing and Education

Bitching and Moaning I am always bitching and moaning about the service economy we have become, but really offer little in terms of service, as the stupidity of people seems to increase exponentially each year, likely because of the impoverished educational skills we now teach, which require no thinking whatsoever, and reward rote learning and […]

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The Worst Job I Ever Had

Well, I wasn’t actually getting paid for it – Thank, God! It was a required volunteer position at the Cooperative Preschool in our Development, which, except for the teacher, was run by Volunteers. Well, that didn’t always mean we were well-matched to our jobs. (I wore several hats. We all did.) Anyway – I handled […]