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Classroom Quotes - "Who wants to write the Constitution?"

An exercise in self-government promotes civic mindedness

My class, which has its own economy and politcal structure, is struggling to find someone who will commit to writing a constitution. This morning, the question was posed again and Alex, a bright kid, responded: "I will. My handwriting isn't so good, but I have some good ideas." 

I also learned that the class government, consisting of three elected officials (governor, Senator, and Representative), has fired its spy and hired a new one!

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