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Eliot Wigginton
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"It's the same old story. The answer to student boredom and restlessness (manifested in everything from paper airplanes to dope) maybe - just maybe - is not stricter penalties, innumerable suspensions, and bathroom monitors. How many schools (mine included) have dealt with those students that still have fire and spirit, not by channeling that fire in constructive, creative directions, but by pouring water on the very flames that could make them great? And it's not necessarily the rules that are wrong. It's the arrogant way we tend to enforce them. Until we can inspire rather than babysit, we're in big trouble." (Eliot Wigginton, "Introduction," p. 14)

"I have sent to the mountains and hope my dad and brothers Snake out tan bark to get a little money to buy things with One Xmas Santa Clause gave us three or four sticks of candie and a...

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