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Educators - Now Is The Time


If you've been following trends in Education at all recently,(and if you have children, grandchildren or are a community member you ought to be)then you are aware of the new Merit Pay legislation. Sounds boring, right? No one is interested in education... just let them all work it out, right?

For FAR too long the community and it's educators have been silent on this issue. The community doesn't know where to begin ...

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Last updated 1 month, 1 week ago.
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Last comment by Ironside 1 month, 1 week ago
The Past and The Present


As I read the article in todays paper regarding Stone Mountain (Here we go again) and the desire of a Georgia Civil Rights group to place a Freedom Bell atop the mountain, i could not help but feel unsettled. Why did I feel unsettled? Here's why:

We live in the present and not in the past. The past is a great teacher and we ought to never forget the good that has ...

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Last updated 4 months ago.
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Last comment by SusanS 4 months ago
Reading & Research


After reading the article in yesterdays paper about new research being done on the very young regarding their pre-supposed ability to learn how to read, I decided it was time to write my thoughts on this.

Some of you know I grew up with a teacher mom. She wasn't just any teacher mom... She was a teacher of excellence; a teacher who invested her time, her heart, and even her own money ...

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Last updated 7 months ago.
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Last comment by SusanS 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Canfederate Memorial


In Dublin where I grew up, there was a memorial to Confederate soldiers in front of the “old” library downtown. It's provenance and inscription were probably similar, I presume, to the one at the Bulloch courthouse.. As a youth, I read it, filed it away as history, and forgot it. It was always part of the scenery but never part of my consciousness. But, I'm white. Mighta been different if I were black.
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Last updated 7 months, 1 week ago.
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The Teacher - A Story to Enjoy


I don't think I've posted this one before. I wrote this a few years back and decided to share it with you all.

He was here! Their teacher was here! The students all raced to meet him as he came up the path toward the tall brick building. Everyone loved him... well, most everyone. Some were very jealous of him because he was so good at what he did. And he was ...

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Last updated 1 year, 1 month ago.
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