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A great teacher sees the promise of September

The back-to-school sales fliers started arriving in our mailboxes back around the 4th of July, the scariest mail of the summer for students and teachers alike. And now the moment has arrived: for much of the world, classes have resumed. … Continue reading

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The day the kids came back to say thanks

An era came to an end here in Lincoln, Vermont this past Monday morning: Alice Leeds and Donna Woods dismissed their fifth and sixth graders for the last time ever. The pair has been teaching the small elementary school’s two … Continue reading

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Teachers – like kids – say the darnedest things

That great gust of wind – think a Wizard of Oz-sized tornado – you just felt was the collective exhalation of parents everywhere: Their children are finally back in school. Yup, those back-to-school sales that began in July are now … Continue reading

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