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Choosing a Community is like Choosing a Doughnut

Choosing a Community is like Choosing a Doughnut

As I write this, I’m on a plane on my way back from TCEA.  It was a quick trip, but I did get to see a lot of our TX STARs and hang out with some of my colleagues over doughnuts at Gourdoughs.  If you’re ever in Austin, you have to check it out. They

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Becoming Social(er): Why Does Community Matter?

Former middle school teacher in Philadelphia, PA turned policy specialist at the PA Dept. of Ed. and now VP of Learning Communities and Instructional Implementation at Discovery Education. In short, teacher, husband of a teacher, DENthusiast, and co-founder of the Purple Feet Foundation. Meet Lance Rougeux as he engages in a conversation about benefits and