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A Veterans Day Lesson You Should Never Forget!
A Veterans Day Lesson You Should Never Forget!

In September of 2005, a social studies schoolteacher from Arkansas did something not to be forgotten. On the first day of school, with permission of the school superintendent, the principal, and the building supervisor, she took all the desks out of the classroom. The kids came into first period. They walked in - there were no desks.
"Ms. Cothren, where are our desks?"
She replied, "You can't have a desk until you tell me how you earn the right to sit at a desk."
They thought, "Well, maybe it's our grades."
"No," she replied.
"Maybe it's our behavior"
She told them, "No, it's not even your behavior."
And so they came and went, the first period, second period, third period - still no desks in the classroom. Kids called their parents to tell them what was happening and by early afternoon television news crews had started gathering at the school to report about this crazy teacher who had taken all the desks out of her room.
The final period of the day came and as the puzzled students found seats on the floor of the desk-less classroom.
Martha Cothren said, "Throughout the day no one has been ... more

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