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Archive - Nov 24, 2014

Dancing to Barry's Blues When Others Would Prefer You to Waltz

E on DC

Maybe Marion was our Mugabe. As my friend Jonetta Rose Barras recently wrote, “If he was an addict, as he admitted, he was also addictive.” Maybe only Shakespeare could explain a person like Marion S. Barry, Jr.

E. Ethelbert Miller  is a literary activist.  He is the board chairperson of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS).  He is a board member of The Writer's Center and editor of Poet Lore magazine.  Since 1974, he has been the director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University.  Mr. Miller is the former chair of the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C. and a former core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars at
Bennington College.

Dancing to Barry's Blues When Others Would Prefer You to Waltz

E on DC

Maybe Marion was our Mugabe. As my friend Jonetta Rose Barras recently wrote, “If he was an addict, as he admitted, he was also addictive.” Maybe only Shakespeare could explain a person like Marion S. Barry, Jr.

E. Ethelbert Miller  is a literary activist.  He is the board chairperson of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS).  He is a board member of The Writer's Center and editor of Poet Lore magazine.  Since 1974, he has been the director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University.  Mr. Miller is the former chair of the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C. and a former core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars at
Bennington College.

Dancing to Barry's Blues When Others Would Prefer You to Waltz

E on DC

Maybe Marion was our Mugabe. As my friend Jonetta Rose Barras recently wrote, “If he was an addict, as he admitted, he was also addictive.” Maybe only Shakespeare could explain a person like Marion S. Barry, Jr.

E. Ethelbert Miller  is a literary activist.  He is the board chairperson of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS).  He is a board member of The Writer's Center and editor of Poet Lore magazine.  Since 1974, he has been the director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University.  Mr. Miller is the former chair of the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C. and a former core faculty member of the Bennington Writing Seminars at
Bennington College.

Stuart-Hobson Middle School

School Notes - October 2014

Stuart-Hobson is taking a new approach to math instruction this year: Teachers are using a “blended learning” model, a combination of traditional teacher-led instruction and an adaptive computer program that targets each student’s individual learning needs. Recent research shows that this model has been highly successful at increasing achievement in schools.