The Wrong Kind of Compliment: An Open Letter to My Daughter

  Dear Katy, As I write this letter, you are a lovely and spirited four year-old who lights up my life. One day you’re going to become a lovely and spirited adolescent, and soon after a lovely and spirited teenager, then you’re going to blossom into a lovely and spirited young woman. As your mom, I want you to …

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Public Schools, Charters and Vouchers: Why the Poor Lose No Matter What

Oh, February. I love this month. Both Steve and Ash have birthdays this month. Valentine’s Day is this month. We usually get our tax return during this month. I have usually given up on my New Year’s Resolutions by this month, so I can finally relax again. But this February is different. This February has started …

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