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College, high school, and a fulfilled life

I’m a big fan of Denise Pope and the work that she and her colleagues are doing at Challenge Success. As they write on their website, we believe that our society has become too focused on grades, test scores, and … Continue reading

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Social, Emotional, and Academic Development: SEADing the Path Forward

(My recent blog post for the Institute for Student Achievement. You can see the original here.) Soon, many young people will graduate high school and head off on a new adventure. Whether their journey leads to enrolling in college, going … Continue reading

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More on that first job in high school

After my post on my son’s first job, I reached out to a few friends to hear from them about their high school work experiences. Neighbor Allison Fultz, a lawyer at Kaplan Kirsch Rockwell, wrote that she worked as a … Continue reading

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She lived an extraordinary life

My mother-in-law died last week, and I miss her very much. Hard to imagine this world without her. Read my wife’s tribute below, and you will miss her too. ************************************************************************************ Truda Cleeves Jewett died peacefully at home on October 18, … Continue reading

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