Emcees Speak on High School: Pat Russell ‘89 aka Illin’ P

In March of 2012 a young writer and educator named Joseph Poirier submitted an essay to the Husslington Post.  Through an email exchange it was uncovered that coincidentally Joseph and Sam Seidel, th.

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College Unbound

I spend a lot of time in conversations about how to improve high schools.  In these conversations, it is almost always assumed that the best measure of a high school’s success is whether studen.

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Weekly Digest – 08/09/10

As Rakim twice said, “It’s been a long time.” Apologies for the stagnancy of this site.  I was wrapping up my book, Hip Hop Genius, which took all of my writing energy and time for .

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Weekly Digest – 05-09-10

Greetings Earthlings. Two new pieces up this week.  Check out the quick descriptions and click through to read the articles! Appetite for Synthetic Beef This week a conservative blogger/media persona.

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Weekly Digest – 05/03/10

Greetings everyone!  Sorry things have been quiet on the site lately.  I have been on the road for the past three weeks and have not had much time to write.  When I have been writing, I’ve ha.

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Celebrating Grandpa – Weekly Digest – 03/28/10

On Wednesday night, Henry Seidel died.  Henry was a profoundly gentle, judicious and thoughtful man who had a powerful impact on many who had the privilege of knowing him.  To me, Henry was a lovin.

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Turning Guns Into Roses

Schools inside juvenile prisons are often not centers of inquiry, imagination and social justice.  But there are a few that are trying hard to provide life-altering educational experiences for all .

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Weekly Digest – 3/21/10

Here are some quick summaries of this week’s headlines on the Husslington… Finding the Bright Spots in Education: Reflecting on the Heath Brothers’ New Book, Switch In education, as in many fi.

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Finding the Bright Spots in Education: Reflecting on the Heath Brothers’ New Book, Switch

“To pursue bright spots is to ask the question ‘What’s working, and how can we do more of it?’  Sounds simple, doesn’t it?  Yet, in the real world, this obvious questio.

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Weekly Digest – 03/14/10

update on sammy’s hussle… Some highlights/interesting links from my adventures over the last two weeks: BAEO Symposium Last week had me out in Milwaukee at the tenth annual symposium for t.

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