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August, 2014

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Schools lunches are an equalizer in our unequal society

About the time of St. Patrick’s Day, there was a spate of news about school lunches. It has become a pretty big topic since then. Comments (8).

June, 2014

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American education has been dumbed down

I don’t know much about science except what I read. I took general science at JHS 73 in Maspeth. Somehow I got through Newtown High School without taking any science courses, but since I have an academic diploma and a Regents diploma and was elected to Arista, I guess I wasn’t cheating. Comments (9).

March, 2014

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Mayor should get his act together ASAP

Now, to show that this native Manhattanite can give some digs on both sides of the Hudson, I shall proceed to our imperious new mayor. And, yes, I mean, imperious, on the basis of his early actions. You can look it up. Comments (4).

January, 2014

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We Can Dream, Can’t We?

This is not a list of New Year’s Resolutions or commitments or anything like that. It is a compendium of the things I suggest we all might think about as we get into 2014 Comment.

December, 2012

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Oxymora in Academia

It is no secret that I share, with many Americans, concern about our educational system and the fact that so many people in this country are not properly literate. Comment.
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