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Students, Teachers Unaware of Tough End of Quarter Schedule

Students, Teachers Unaware of Tough End of Quarter Schedule

March 10, 2010 • 832 views
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Image via Wikipedia Unbeknownst to many Staples teachers and students, the scheduling of the end of the third marking period only permits for one day of testing in its final week. The third quarter, which ends on March 31, is filled with holidays and days off from school, preventing teachers from assigning homework and giving tests. March 29 is the only day... Read more »

Zinn’s Passing a Loss for Students and Teachers Alike

Zinn’s Passing a Loss for Students and Teachers Alike

February 28, 2010 • 1,149 views
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Image via Wikipedia For many people Howard Zinn stood out only for his unusual last name. Some students may remember “that radical historian, or was he a communist?” they read for a day – and then forgot. But for others Howard Zinn, historian and author of A People’s History of the United States, will be remembered long after his works are out of ... Read more »