Posts Tagged rural poverty

The People of My Village

It happened again the other day, when I started a story, “In my village….” Apparently this is hysterically funny. Villages, it seems, don’t happen any more in the kind of world where someone like me could possibly live, and in living memory they never have. Over-educated, middle-class, […]

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Covered Bridges: Demographics, Economics, and the Education Conversation

One of my pet projects for the past few years has been to find ways to increase the real, teacher-level discourse among educators from the private and public sectors, in all their manifold incarnations. The metaphor I and my colleagues in this endeavor has been that of […]

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