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"Poem With No Title" PDF Print E-mail
Written by Billie Nardozzi   

Do not ever feel alone
Because love has got you down
You just lift your head way up
And know that there's someone else around
Yes someone I tell you now
Who's gonna come right in to your life
And make it all brand new
And take away all of the strife
So don't you ever feel alone

Last Updated ( Aug 31, 2014 at 10:22 AM )
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Women's Menstrual Hygiene in India PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mahlet Atakilt Woldetsadik   

The Health and Environmental Implications

According to India's 2011 census, 89 percent of the nation's rural population lives in households that lack toilets. This absence of proper sanitation presents public health challenges and affects Indian women disproportionately.

Last Updated ( Aug 31, 2014 at 02:17 PM )
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"What Is Poverty?" PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jo Goodwin Parker   

The following selection was published in America's Other Children: Public Schools Outside Suburbs, by George Henderson in 1971 by the University of Oklahoma Press. The author has requested that no biographical information about her be distributed. The essay is a personal account, addressed directly to the reader, about living in poverty.

You ask me what is poverty? Listen to me. Here I am, dirty, smelly, and with no "proper" underwear on and with the stench of my rotting teeth near you. I will tell you. Listen to me. Listen without pity. I cannot use your pity. Listen with understanding. Put yourself in my dirty, worn out, ill-fitting shoes, and hear me.

Last Updated ( Aug 31, 2014 at 02:15 PM )
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"The Funny Ways Of Life" PDF Print E-mail
Written by Billie Nardozzi   

Wonderful years
They had spent together
And hoped it would last
Forever and ever
But just like the weather
That surely does change
Their life they just had to
Rearrange
For things were different
And so were they
And their love was diminishing
Day by day
So to avoid the risk
Of an ugly end
They decided to part
And begin again

Last Updated ( Aug 31, 2014 at 09:10 AM )
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Expanding Diversity Of Teacher Workforce A Priority For Teach For America-Los Angeles PDF Print E-mail
Written by General Press Release   

 70 Percent of New Teachers Are People of Color; Nearly Half Come From a Low-Income Background

LOS ANGELES--This year's Teach For America-Los Angeles corps is the most diverse in the organization’s 24-year history, keeping pace with the ever-changing demographics of local public schools. The organization believes in the importance of engaging talented and committed individuals from all backgrounds and academic interests to bring diverse perspectives and experiences to the classroom. Teach For America also has found that maximizing diversity supports its effort to attract the country’s top talent.

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The Easy Leaves To Play Oct. 17 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Written By: Ryan Harris   

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS - Oxford American magazine, "The Southern Magazine of Good Writing," is proud to present California-based Americana duo The Easy Leaves on Friday, October 17 at South on Main (1304 Main Street) at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public due to the generous underwriting support of Ben E. Keith food service distributors.

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Arkansas Free Press
September 1, 2014
Issue: 162


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