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Maryland School District Removes Holiday References from School Calendar

Posted by Whitney Neal on November 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

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Happy Veterans Day!

Posted by Whitney Neal on November 11, 2014 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

"In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot." -- Mark Twain

 



Thank you to all who serve or have served - may you always feel our deepest gratitude and respect. Blessed to come from a family of those...

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Civics Education - Is Testing the Answer?

Posted by Whitney Neal on September 22, 2014 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

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Banning Homework - What's Driving the Trend?

Posted by Whitney Neal on September 14, 2014 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)


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9/11/2001 - We Remember

Posted by Whitney Neal on September 11, 2014 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)


Like many, I vividly remember the morning of September 11, 2001. The uncertainty, shock, fear, anger, doubt - all of the emotions that raged through our hearts and minds. Since then, the world has changed and we have changed. Events that shape generations tend to do that - but what I remember most is how in our darkest moments - when we didn't know who, or why, we just knew that someone else needed our help - the beauty...

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Fox and Friends - Is Gatorade a National Security Threat?

Posted by Whitney Neal on September 2, 2014 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)


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Memorial Day 2014

Posted by Whitney Neal on May 26, 2014 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)



It is with deepest gratitude that we stop today to honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country and the duty they were called to fulfill. As we honor the Fallen, may we also honor those who loved them. For every lost hero is someone who weeps. They were a father, mother, sister, brother, daughter, son, cousin, best friend, trusted confidante, partner in battle, childhoo...

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How Education "Reform" Serves Everyone But Our Kids

Posted by Whitney Neal on May 25, 2014 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Originally posted at TownHall.com




It’s the quintessential tragedy of education reform today. Paychecks – not children – are the golden ticket of a movement that has been hijacked by consultants and expert...

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Think the NSA and IRS are bad?

Posted by Whitney Neal on May 17, 2014 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Originally posted at Rare.us.


 


For the last twelve months, we’ve watched conservative Republicans in Congress rail against unconstitutional NSA spying and the targeting of tea party groups by the IRS. Many question why government needs access to all of our informatio...

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Another Example of the Necessity of Parental Involvement and Choice

Posted by Whitney Neal on May 15, 2014 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

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I'm going to go out on a limb here and say the teacher should be fired along with the principal who refused the parents request to have the child moved to another class. Parents, be aware and be involved - you are your child's only advocate. Parental involvement and school choice are the keys to f...

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