October 2019

Book Review: The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us by Paul Tough

October 16, 2019 is a sunny and windy day in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Coming into school in 42° degree weather on this crispy cold morning, USM's hallways are unusually quiet, classrooms are all empty.  That is because today is filled with preACT/SAT test.  All students are gathering in 3 different gyms throughout the High School campus to take the standardized tests. 8:15, Dr. B started test taking instruction.  "Please clear your table with only a pencil, the instructional menu and the answer key package, everything else needs to be put away.  Phones are off, calculator is only used during the math session,...

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