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Follow the Leader?

The middle school counselor and I sit in chairs, our postures consciously constructed to appear non-threatening. It’s no small thing for an eighth-grade girl to face down two adults, even this eighth-grade girl, who sits upright and alert, the ingratiating…

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Judge Not

toloveandlearn.com When I mention to acquaintances that I work at a middle school handling student behavior and discipline, I usually hear some version of three responses: “Wow, that’s gotta be challenging.” “Really? That’s such a tough age. Do you, um,…

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