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Alice Walton September 17, 2019
Addressing the challenges facing today’s teachers and investing in their futures
Sheldon Alberts September 13, 2019
Canoe guide Mark ‘River’ Peoples uses the power of the Mississippi River to inspire and educate his students
Vanessa Steinhoff September 10, 2019
Veteran teacher Justin Newell uses sports as a metaphor for life in Camden, New Jersey.
Romy Drucker September 5, 2019
Our schools are full of students with the talent to be future leaders. It’s time to provide them more opportunities to flourish.
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It's not what you gather in life, but what you scatter in life, that tells the kind of life you have lived.
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March 23, 2018
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