May 2011

New Beginnings: a School Where Failure is Not an Option

Volume 94, Issue 5
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An old man walked up a shore littered with thousands of starfish, beached and dying after a storm. A young man was picking them up and flinging them back into the ocean.

"Why do you bother?" the old man scoffed. "You're not saving enough to make a difference."

The young man picked up another starfish and sent it spinning back to the water. "Made a difference to that one," he said.

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Kenneth L Smith-Christmas