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27/03/2015
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Why Principals Matter

In February, The Atlantic’s video team spent a day at Mott Hall to learn how Lopez responded to the attention, and more important, to understand why she is such a successful principal. As Lopez explains it, her hands-on approach is a big reason why Mott Hall has become such a safe haven in Brownsville. “In this building, my kids are going to feel like they’re successful,” she said. Continue reading

13/03/2015
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An Illustrated Talk With Maurice Sendak | The New York Times

“Then all around from far away across the world
he smelled good things to eat
so he gave up being king of where the wild things are.


and sailed back over a year
and in and out of weeks
and through a day
and into the night of his very own room
where he found his supper waiting for him
and it was still hot.” Continue reading

05/03/2015
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How three friends turned a spontaneous Facebook post into a global phenomenon

“This post-racial Obama era has sort of bamboozled a lot of us into thinking that we’ve come much further than we actually have. … Obviously we haven’t had enough both talk and practice around what it means to save black lives, because we keep dying. We need to stop being fearful of talking about ourselves.” Continue reading

02/03/2015
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Fear Dominates Politics, Media and Human Existence in America—And It’s Getting Worse

In America, with Fox News and conservative rhetoric, there is no end to the people and messages defining things as frightening. Smith adds that, “every social problem needs to have deviant groups or individuals—people who aren’t ‘like us’—but who are the problem and should be feared.” Continue reading

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