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Closing the Teach For America Blogging Gap

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I got a haircut today and was chatting with the hairdresser, who said some really interesting things about education. She’s a middle-aged woman, probably had a working-class upbringing based on number of “ain’ts” in common conversation. Her mom had a 4th grade education and her dad didn’t quite finish high school. She’s got two kids,…

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May 30 2011

4 days…

Not counting today, I have 4 days until I officially arrive in the Land of Enchantment. Which is at once super exciting and really overwhelming. I finally got my behind in gear yesterday and packed up a lot of stuff (well, I threw away a lot of stuff while vowing never to let my pack-rattiness…

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May 25 2011

Here we go!

For months now I’ve been telling myself I would start a blog once Induction and Institute got a little closer, and I’ve finally decided to do it! Why now? Two reasons: 1. I’m flying to New Mexico in 10 days, so “closer” is officially here, and 2. I got frustrated packing. Blogging is much more…

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