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    Education is freedom.

    To truly be free you need to know how to live your life in a way probably already lived by others. You need to read books and go to classes, lectures, on how people have lived in the past. Freedom is education. If you are free you must pursue education with the same vigour as...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17, 2014

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    To Good Not to Share Pt 1

       School Desks   On the first day of school, Martha Cothren, a social studies school teacher at Robinson High School in Little Rock , did something not to be forgotten. With permission of the school...
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F Feb 19, 2009

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    To Good Not to Share Pt 2

    A love of literacy is taking flight at Mulberry School in Los Gatos, where students are becoming birdbrained — but in a good way. Third-grade teacher Judy Quigley said her students' learning experiences have actually been enhanced quite dramatically by reading to...
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 19, 2009

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    What did you learn today?

    When my sister and I were growing up, this was the question that was asked of us nightly at the dinner table. And we were not permitted to leave until we had recounted at least one thing we had not known that morning that we had learned at school, in the playground, or wherever...
    bethturner bethturner 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 13, 2014

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    Independence

    Its only when you are educated that you will know how to "utilize" your freedom.
    siddha siddha 18-21, F Feb 20, 2009

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    Education Is Freedom

    I recently shared a story on EP about hope in the Hope, Change, Engage topic..ever since then, the wheels in my head have been turning.  This is the sequel to what I was saying about education being freedom.  To me education is endless, you can never educate yourself...
    UnperfectAngel UnperfectAngel 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    I have started a website

    which provide top free educational resources around the world. check it on 666solutions.com
    santosh2050 santosh2050 31-35, M Jan 20, 2014

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    Born With It

    every child is born with a hunger to learn that is what motivates them to learn to walk and talk you have to teach your children to dislike learning and that should be a crime
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 8 Responses Feb 18, 2009

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    I'm not going to college

    until I know what I want to do for a career. I'm not going to college because my parents want me to or to get a well paying job I don't like or to follow suit. I'm going to college when I know what I want. Otherwise, there is no point.
    deathsdestruction deathsdestruction 18-21, M Nov 6, 2014

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    She's very close today. She strokes my hair and whispers to me all of the secrets that I've locked away. How she found the key is always a mystery; she always finds the hiding...
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