Graduation http://nhpr.org en How About This For A Commencement Speech: 'You Are Not Special.' http://nhpr.org/post/how-about-commencement-speech-you-are-not-special <p>It was the high school commencement address heard ‘round the world. When&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">English teacher <strong>D</strong></span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>avid </strong>McCullough, Jr.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">addressed 2012 graduates from the public high school in W</span>ellesley<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, M</span>assachusetts, he told them, "You are not special<span style="line-height: 1.5;">." </span></p> Tue, 06 May 2014 16:36:35 +0000 Word of Mouth 47985 at http://nhpr.org How About This For A Commencement Speech: 'You Are Not Special.' Report: N.H. Ranks 8th In High School Graduation Rates http://nhpr.org/post/report-nh-ranks-8th-high-school-graduation-rates <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Hampshire's overall high school graduation far exceeds the national average, but it ranks in the middle when it comes to low-income students.</p><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:45:34 +0000 Associated Press 47519 at http://nhpr.org Report: N.H. Ranks 8th In High School Graduation Rates Word of Mouth 05.19.2012 http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouth-05192012 <p>Brogrammers. How to eat a beaver. The hidden importance of invented languages. Why amateurs are the American characters. And unexpected advice for graduates.</p> Sat, 19 May 2012 02:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 5116 at http://nhpr.org Word of Mouth 05.19.2012 WOM's 2012 Commencement Speech http://nhpr.org/post/woms-2012-commencement-speech <p>Charles Wheelan’s unconventional advice for graduates got us talking about the twists and turns of our own post-graduate lives. The path life takes, as we know, zigs as often as it zags…so Virginia Prescott asked a few colleagues to record what they wish they’d been told on that expectant day.</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 18:00:57 +0000 Todd Bookman, Rebecca Lavoie & Taylor Quimby 4922 at http://nhpr.org WOM's 2012 Commencement Speech Word of ... Advice http://nhpr.org/post/word-advice <p>Charles Wheelan provides some unorthodox, albeit insightful nuggets of advice for graduating college seniors in his new book 10 ½ Things no Commencement Speaker has Ever Said</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 15:12:52 +0000 Virginia Prescott 4897 at http://nhpr.org Word of ... Advice Police Cadets Graduate With Heavy Hearts http://nhpr.org/post/police-cadets-graduate-heavy-hearts <p>Less than twenty-four hours after one of the bloodiest episodes in New Hampshire Law Enforcement history, a new class of police cadets graduated from the academy.</p><p>Friends and family of New Hampshire&rsquo;s newest law enforcement agents filled the room to see the 157<sup>th</sup> police academy class receive their certificates.</p><p>But the mood in Concord was bittersweet as Governor John Lynch addressed the crowd.</p><p> Sat, 14 Apr 2012 03:11:18 +0000 Todd Bookman 3131 at http://nhpr.org Police Cadets Graduate With Heavy Hearts