Monthly Archives: November 2014

Freakanomics and No Child Left Behind

In the book Freakanomics Steven Levitt posits that the recent decrease over the past few years in the rate of violent crime can directly be attributed to the landmark Supreme Court decision on abortion in 1973.  Levitt states that since … Continue reading

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“And You and I…”

A year ago, I was sitting in my classroom with one of my favorite students listening to music before the bell rang and the rest of the students entered the temporarily peaceful space.   Her mother was/is the guidance counselor … Continue reading

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A Memory from God

Why was I feeling so sad?  Why, all of a sudden, did a sudden malaise overcome me last Friday?  Up until that point I had been indescribably happy, so what was going on with me? It was a gorgeous autumn … Continue reading

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