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Food For Thought – The Missing School Desks

Social Studies classroom at Port Charlotte Hig...
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The following is a true story that is well worth repeating.
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Here’s a lesson that should be taught in all schools in America, including colleges.

Back in September 2005, on the first day of school, Martha Cothren, a social studies school teacher at  Robinson High School in Arkansas, did something    not to be   forgotten. On the first day of school, with the permission of the school superintendent, the principal and the building supervisor, she removed all of the desks out of her classroom.

When the first period kids entered the room they discovered that there were no desks.

“Ms.. Cothren, where are our desks?”

She replied, “You can’t have a desk until you tell me how you earned the right to sit at a desk.” Read more…

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