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THEN AND NOW 1951-2021: PART IV

The two areas of American life that I’ve seen the most changes from the 1950s to the present are in education and the media.  We all started school in Kindergarten.  There was no pre-school in the 50s, at least where I grew up in Brooklyn.  Now, kids are expected to have a pre-school experience before […]

A SHOE IN FOR SUCCESS

As far as I’m concerned, children have one job – actually two jobs – their first job is to be a kid, and their second job is to go to school.  Period.  It never dawned on me while I was growing up that I had a choice.  There was no choice.  I went to school […]