> I'm also curious how the recent changes in the Fairhaven
> diploma process -- to which Joe so coyly alluded -- came about.
Via a special meeting of the Fairhaven Assembly which took place
> <<In my mind using the label "high-school dropout" as a stick
> to get students to get up and perform in front of Assembly is
> inconsistent with the ideals of the model.>>
> This depends on whether people believe that stick, as opposed
> to the rite-of-passage carrot, is more of a determining
> factor in students' decisions to pursue a diploma.
Well, whether it's punishment by cultural stigma or punishment by reward
(insert props to Alfie Cohn here), it is my feeling we should not be in
> p.s. just to dispel any possible doubt, Joe and I are being
> playful friends in this exchange...right, Joe? Friend, buddy, pal??
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