Category Archives: Education

The Year of Miss Agnes by Kirkpatrick Hill (2000)

Did you have a favorite teacher who changed your life?  I did — Mrs. Ross, my high school choir teacher.  Mrs. Ross was convinced every student could sing a solo.  She refused to take “No” for an answer.  So, like … Continue reading

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Marva Collins’ Way by Marva Collins and Civia Tamarkin (1982)

What I once assumed to be inferior education for the poor and underprivileged has become a nationwide malady that afflicts the middle and upper classes as well. . . our children are not the culprits, they are the victims.  My twenty … Continue reading

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