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Constitution Day 2012

Today, and on Sept. 17 ever y year, our country celebrates Constitution Day.
Constitution Day 2012 marks the 225th anniversary of our nation's founding document.

GED Diploma

New York foots the bill to provide high school equivalency exams to some 50,000 people a year at a cost of $3.6 million. Now, that figure is slated to double in 2014, and if nothing else changes, the state would have little choice but to swallow the bill.

Camel Jockey Go Home shares the story of Payman Jahanbin, an Iranian ex-pat who found himself teaching American English (as in grammar) to American kids in the Salt Lake City School District immediately following the Iranian Hostage Crisis.

 

With an air of satire and ever-...

With so much emphasis on success and testing in today's school culture, a major lesson is being missed in our classroom: the lesson that experiencing failure is an inevitable step on your way to success.

 

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