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Jay Featherstone
Thank you to our friend and mentor, Jay Featherstone, professor of education emeritus at Michigan State University and, most recently, co-author of Transforming Teacher Education: Reflections from the Field.  This poem made its debut on the first day of the North Dakota Study Group's annual meeting in Detroit, February 2013.


Why the James and Grace Lee Boggs School?

Why the James and Grace Lee Boggs School?

By Guest Blogger Kibibi Blount-Dorn

Before I was a parent, I was adamant that, when I had children, I would send them to public school. I knew that any school could become a nurturing learning environment if there were enough dedicated parents, teachers, and administrators. But somewhere along the way, our education system became an industry instead of an institution.