A day to teach
You could feel the energy before you walked through the door of any local school Tuesday. The pulse - the student body - is back.
The 2009-10 school year holds as much promise as any other. More, some might say, given that it begins with controversy and a great "teaching moment."
Because some districts chose not to air President Obama's speech live Tuesday, the public became engaged early and with zeal. Look at today's letters and commentary if you have any doubt.