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"If I were on the board of a day school seeking to hire a headmaster," I said, "I am not the person I would hire -- yet." At...
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The Shirettes, five peppy women clad in jeans and T-shirts, sang a good morning song complete with hand motions, as one of them strummed along on a guitar. The audience applauded heartily -- only instead of the local singing group's usual nursery school audience, the crowd consisted...
March 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm
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