Left Behind to Write

It’s that time of year when I’m drowning in essays and thinking about the fate of the world at the same time. Today I thought about “No Child Left Behind.” I’m grateful that I don’t teach in that environment. Unfortunately, my students are a product of that environment, and it shows in their writing. Having …

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Healthcare = opportunity for control?

As I hear those who oppose the reform speak in town hall meetings, I feel like one part of their argument doesn’t hold water. Some have said, they are opposed to health care reform because they don’t want government controlling their health care; they want to be able to control their own health care.