A math teacher in a Bronx middle school-high school writes: "Getting 15 percent of a cohort from the South Bronx to pass the A.P. Calculus exam took me six years. The two techniques that I developed Year 1, partly out of necessity and weak classroom management, stayed with me: don't give kids boring problems, and do let them work together."
A priest is stirring a bit of controversy in the U.K. over what he said in his sermon earlier this week. Rev. Tim Jones, the parish priest for Saint Lawrence and Saint Hilda in York, told his congregation that under certain circumstances it is okay to steal.