These states are pretty well connected by public transit and highways, so I would be open to all, with enough notice, 4-6 weeks notice. Also, as the distance increases, so should the meet-up length. I would not go to a 4 hr. meet-up in VA for example.
James Baldwin
A Talk To Teachers
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one of the paradoxes of education [is] that precisely at the point when you begin to develop a conscience, you must find yourself at war with your society. It is your responsibility to change society
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