Monthly Archives: June 2013

  1. If not chocolate, what is the meaning of life?

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    June 27, 2013 by juicefong

    A light, fun post for you: I received some free tickets to an event in NYC to give away to …
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  2. If I had to name a silver bullet, this would be it

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    June 27, 2013 by juicefong

    There‚Äôs no silver bullet in fixing our education crisis. Teach For America founder Wendy Kopp (and board chair of my …
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  3. My visit to Summer Institute in LA

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    June 25, 2013 by juicefong

    Most of you reading this already know: Teach For America corps members are prepared through a five-week intensive training over …
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  4. Lightning round: Fong quizzes Fong

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    June 20, 2013 by juicefong

    I’m coming off a very lively, late-night Twitter exchange with many engaged folks, AFT head Randi Weingarten among them. Should …
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  5. Smooth moves by the Minnesota Board of Teaching

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    June 19, 2013 by juicefong

    Disclaimer: Yes, I do work for Teach For America. No, no one asked me to write this post on TFA’s …
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  6. Work tip: Use what your mama gave you

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    June 18, 2013 by juicefong

    People everywhere want to be recognized, they want to be accepted, they want to feel like they’re at home where …
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  7. My date with U.S. Census data last night

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    June 17, 2013 by juicefong

    I apparently had a date with census.gov last night. It was a data date. There are shelves full of data …
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  8. MLB teams ranked by Twitter followers

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    June 17, 2013 by juicefong

    Really nerding out on some data tonight. Got curious about which MLB teams had the most Twitter followers for their …
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  9. Fong on Gates on Buffett

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    June 15, 2013 by juicefong

    Warren Buffett and I think the same way about our time! The only difference between us is a mere $60 …
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  10. My way of operating

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    June 14, 2013 by juicefong

    A co-worker sent me a brief, mysterious email today asking for the “shortest, clearest, most basic plan ever.” She wanted …
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