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Harry Walker
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Spreading the news and changing the world...
Spreading the news and changing the world...

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Halloween Post - What is truly scary?
My Halloween Post - What is truly scary? After having endured the positive and negatives of social media for years while doing what so many people attest is really great work at my school, I have come to the following conclusion - Facebook is scary.  No cha...
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22 Page Views?
Come on now!  That last post on Real Writing was good.  It only got 22 page views today???  I guess that's what happens when you post like once a year and people stop reading your blog. Please feel free to share that post, as well as my blog address with fo...
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What is Real Writing?
When you think about why and how you write as a "grown up", do you ever have to respond to a question after you have read a story or an article in a magazine or a newspaper? (e.g., . "Write an essay analyzing how the author’s organization of the passage hel...
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So how do you judge a school's success?
So how do you judge a school's success? How good is your child's school? Does anyone really believe a school's performance can be determined by how a subgroup of the total school population, sometimes as young as 8 years old (that's right - 8 years old) sco...
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Checking In...
Hi All, I just wanted everyone to know that I am still alive, still trying to change the world, and still so crazy busy that I have not been able to carve out the time to post.  My apologies.  I'll be posting more often in the coming days, talking about tec...
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Carolina Voyager Charter School Marathon Kids Running Club When I envisioned starting a Marathon Kids Running Club at my school, I figured I might have 25 students sign up to run each week.  By the second week of our program, I had 113 runners (out of stude...
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First Marathon Kids Running Club in South Carolina
This fall, Carolina Voyager Charter School
kicks off their own chapter of Marathon Kids, an exciting new running
club.    Marathon Kids was born out of the
belief that kids deserve to live happier, healthier lives. Kay Morris, a
self-described “middle-aged,...
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A Positive View of School Choice
            The school choice and charter school
movements have taken it on the nose in recent discussions related to
reformation efforts in the Charleston County School District.   A great many conversations have been
generated following the publication of...
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School Choice: Is it really “News”?
            The school choice and charter school
movements have taken it on the nose in recent discussions related to
reformation efforts in the Charleston County School District.   A great many conversations have been
generated following the publication of...
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Still reading? I'm still trying to change the world...
I suck at blogging.  Seriously suck.  So sorry.  I certainly don't deserve 52,300 page views. Nine months since my last post?  Life continues to get in the way of sharing news with the world. We continue to change the world, one small corner of it at a time...
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