Best laid lesson plans of a kindergarten teacher: A principal's daughter asks him what to teach on the eve of her first class. His advice starts with the simple: Hold hands. Stick together. Look both ways. Flush when you’re done. A-B-C-D-E-F-G.... And ends with the reverence for of all the first days of school.
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