March 2007

A Five Year Old Boy in the Principal’s Office

Some images this year while traveling from school to school: A five year old boy in the Principal’s office at 9:00 AM, recites his promises not to kick, bite, or hit anyone today. He is so happy to be sitting in the Principal’s lap that he will promise her anything. An eight year old
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From Grad School to Kindergarten

I know, I know. Most people finish Kindergarten before going to grad school. But I needed a catchy line. Please read on. A sad truth in urban America, including Boston, is that the “achievement gap” exists even before the first day of school for far too many children. There are many r
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