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School is Now a Job

Washington, D.C. has now joined¬†Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Kentucky, New York, and Virginia in paying students to succeed in school. Apparently, it’s not enough that school is free (for the students, not the taxpayers), D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee seems to think that children need to be compensated for taking something that is already being [...]

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Too Good for His Own Good

Barach’s Law is very clear. To have America reward you, you need to excel at mediocrity - not excel. Sadly, 9-year-old pitcher Jericho Scott had to learn this the hard way.¬†The right-hander has a fastball that tops out at about 40 mph. He throws so hard that the Youth Baseball League of New Haven, CT [...]

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