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    In the essays on education of Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947), the word "imagination" stands out: the teacher’s ability to see many possibilities in teaching a subject. There is also student interest: “There can be no mental development without interest.” Also, pupils must enjoy literatur…

    The Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways Council recognized the thousands of volunteers who give their time and dedication to Girl Scouting in April, National Volunteer Appreciation Month. Each year, the council, girls, troops, families and community find special ways to thank local adult voluntee…


    Students and administrators in one New York school district are wrestling with how to respond to the state’s newly approved ban on the use of Native American-themed logos and names. Salamanca public schools, along with the rest of the city, are located on Seneca Nation of Indians territory south of Buffalo. About 38% of the district’s students are Native American and the school’s logo showing the likeness of a Seneca man was designed by a Native artist. The state’s prohibition on schools’ use of Indigenous imagery allows exceptions if a tribal nation approves. Seneca leaders have said they would carefully consider the circumstances in Salamanca.

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