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How can our kids become thoughtful citizens without critical thinking skills?

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How does where you live affect your ability to claim what you love?

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Thoughts on writing, small towns, the 1980s and other topics you raised.

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Somos iguales y diferentes

by Kristin on September 13, 2007

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Four years ago, when Quillin started kindergarten at the much-loved and -respected elementary school in our neighborhood, I was very happy about the ethnic mix in her classroom. Her teacher and a half dozen of the students were African American, another eight or so children were Spanish-speaking Latinos, and the rest were a mix of […]

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What do the National Rifle Association, Chicago Cubs fans, and the Green Party have in common? A place in the lineup of the Champaign-Urbana Fourth of July parade. They each have their fans lining the parade route, too, as do the gay and lesbian group and the Cub Scouts packs and the United Church of […]

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