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Why is having a second job viewed in a demeaning light? Income from second jobs can help with financial stability in both hard times and good times.
Two Washington Post articles on the same day provide a perfect picture frame for the MCPS achievement gap.
Why would young people rather live in DC than in Montgomery County? Because DC is a real city, with alleys, entertaining homeless people, gentrification and Ben's Chili Bowl.
What legacy is school chief Joshua Starr really building? Will he leave behind a string of small progressive demographic schools?
Superintendent Joshua Starr refuses an interview with a black Montgomery County blogger. Here are the achievement gap questions he refused to answer.
Ike Leggett jumps on board the gap-closing bandwagon.
Why would Martians think that all Blair High School kids are white? Why can’t Paint Branch students discover the cure for cancer?
A draft Montgomery County report says it is.
Things are changing in MCPS. Here are four social-justice theme songs that might just fit the mood.
Figure out your grit score with this grit test, developed by a University of Pennsylvania professor.
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