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Jul 15 2012

Cancer.

This was part of my previous post, but seemed long and cohesive enough to be its own, so that’s what happened. In the last week of school, Monday maybe, one of our tenth graders found out his mom had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. The next day she was given six months to live and…

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Jul 15 2012

Proving what’s possible.

When I started the Delta Institute six weeks ago, and for the duration of it, our theme or motto or slogan or motivational phrase or whatever else we can call it, “Proving What’s Possible,” made me cringe. I’ve never been one to buy into themes. I remember my tenth grade chemistry teacher used “Learning with…

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