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First Monday in October

- The Supremes are back in session, and many consequential decisions await.
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In Search of Excellence

- We are a society in search of excellence, an increasingly scarce commodity. Educators need to place expectations for excellence at the center of every lesson plan.
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Rock Stars and Activists for Justice

- pat alexia carol_edited-1 (Medium)(Sr. Carol Keehan, president of the Catholic Health Association with Alexia Kelley, director of the Office of Faith Based Initiatives at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Yours Truly) Sister Carol Keehan, Daughter of Charity, president…
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Trinity Women Rule!

- nancy and kathleen Trinity Women had a great week last week.   By all accounts, a full century of this nation’s endless quest for health care reform finally came to legislative fruition thanks to the firm leadership and political astuteness of Speaker of the…
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Demonizing Powerful Women

- Disclaimer at the outset:  this is not a political commentary, although it is a commentary that touches on politics.  But it’s really a commentary about sociology, psychology, and the mentality of third grade boys. When I was in the third…
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The Other Agenda Items

- And now, back to the rest of the agenda… I’m writing this before we know the final outcome of the House health care vote today (Sunday) but the news reports as of 4 pm indicate the bill will pass.…
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The Politics of Pell Grants

- My email alerts for federal student financial aid have been bouncing all over the place recently announcing either the worst catastrophe ever to befall student aid or the most promising future yet for Pell Grants.   The federal student loan program…
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NO MERCY

- So it snowed on Saturday, far more than the weather mavens said it would, in the middle of the day disrupting classes and events schedules and plans for dinner and running errands.  Everyone was cranky and sick and tired of…
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Game On

- jousting I’m not all that upset about Scott Brown’s victory in the Massachusetts Senate race. Say, what? My Democratic friends are saying I’ve lost my mind. My Republican friends (yes, I have one or two) are wondering what I’m up to.…
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