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In Rothsay, a small town in western central Minnesota, high school students recently took over the operation of the local hardware store and lumberyard, and also own and run the town's grocery store, an enterprise that brought in some $300,000 in revenues last year.
One year after the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings, one year after the Tailhook convention, the adolescent girls of America have issued a back-to-school warning to the nation--to their teachers and administrators, and to their male peers--that sexual harassment is alive and well in our schools, and they want it to stop.
The corporate executive drops a child at the Montessori preschool, cuts a healthy check for tuition, then goes off to a seminar discussing the daunting prospects for educational reform.
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