Bring Back Thrift Week

David Lapp, Education Week, 1/13/2010

A December Wall Street Journal /NBC News poll found that 66 percent of Americans now think their children's lives will be worse than their own. But as much as we may enjoy finger-pointing, put aside the question of what the president or the Republicans should or shouldn't do and ask yourself this question: What can I, as an educator, do to help put America on the right track? Here's an idea: Celebrate National Thrift Week with your students next week.

Subject: Thrift

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