Income Inequality and the Poverty that Results in the Poor Finding that Millenial Entitlement Bizarre

The first thing that shocked me about Stanford was the amount and variety of food. I’d go into the dining hall and struggle to make a reasonable dinner because I had never had so many choices before and then listen to my classmates complain that the salad bar and copious amounts of fruit was not

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The Charter World’s Dirty Little Secret: “Counseling” Kids Out aka Getting Rid of the Kids We Don’t Like

I am very protective of my students. I feel like a Mama Grizzly Bear and I feel like that about all of them. I call them “my kids” and I don’t even want to have my own kids. I love teenagers, I really do. I find something to love, something that is beautiful about each

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Not Sure How You Guys Plan to Have a Functioning Society with the Way You Treat Teachers

Teaching is hard. It is so much more difficult than anything I have ever done. I fail at it constantly. We ask our teachers to be brain surgeons. We give them a group of kids that is completely random, a set of standards that rarely make sense, ask them to teach kids important life skills

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We Aren’t Doing Right by our Soldiers

My brother is being deployed. Could be Korea, could be the Middle East. We know his training grounds are in a desert so we expect desert. This is difficult for me. It’s difficult for me because I know so much about history and global politics. It’s difficult for me because I spent so much time

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I Hate Caltrain

I used to get really annoyed with the environmentalists at Stanford. I love the environment, especially because my people are disproportionately affected by failures to regulate (see ENTIRE CITY OF OAKLAND), and we benefit from better public transportation and efficiency. I started to hate them because they kept telling me how proud of themselves they

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