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James Meredith’s Courage

- On the 50th anniversary of the integration of the University of Mississippi, racism remains a shameful national problem and barrier to the achievement of justice for all.
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Men Behaving Badly: DC Edition

- D.C.'s elected leaders must hold themselves to a higher standard, and the citizens of the city must demand greater accountability to improve the reputation of the District.
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Dr. Cynthia Greer on Counseling and Social Justice

- Congratulations to Dr. Cynthia Greer, associate professor of Counseling, upon her receipt of the C. Harold McCully Award of the D.C. Counseling Association! Her acceptance remarks highlight the centrality of the value of social justice in the work of counselors.
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D.C. Schools: New Report, Old Challenges

- Schools are not just buildings. Learning must be a community enterprise. Parents must be part of the solution.
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Confirm Kaya Henderson!

- DC must act now to confirm Kaya Henderson as the new chancellor of the DC Public Schools!
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- School reform needs transformational leaders. The mayoral command-and-control model does not work.
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iThink iAm iDream

- Tech transformation needs to reach across the digital divide
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Mission v. Manifesto

- My teachers in elementary school mostly worked for no salaries at all — they were nuns whose devotion to their vocations led them to careers in teaching back in the day when the Catholic schools in Philadelphia were thriving.    Among…
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Poverty Matters

- Sometimes I read something that just stops me in my tracks.  Makes me think about what’s really going on.  Causes me to wonder why so many people just don’t get it. Just days after the defeat of Mayor Adrian Fenty…
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Devastating Democracy

- Democracy can, indeed, be devastating — at least for those who do not understand that the will of the people is, in fact, the bedrock of this free society.  Last week’s election in the District of Columbia has evoked a…
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email:

Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: