Education: When The Sky's the Limit

Grade schoolers gaze upward for lessons and inspiration

Life is like a room. You learn math, a door opens in your room. Now you can enter another room. Yet, I dislike rooms. I like to be free outside, and now I am. For the door to the sky was opened for me.

-- Drew Prairie, 10, Vista Grande School, Danville, Calif.

For grade schoolers all across the country, the sky has begun to poke its way into the classroom. At Boston's Josiah Quincy School, Pat Keohane's first- graders play an animated game of hangman, filling in seven blanks that form the word cumulus. In Pittsburgh local Meteorologist Brian Sussman...

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