When I was in-house counsel for the district, I tried to make it a practice to follow up verbal discussion with a short email depicting what we had discussed. I began the practice only after having my "words" come back to me as gospel, when I hadn't said – or at least meant – what the listener had heard.
It’s been a busy summer for Dawn Loggins. Working as a custodian at Burns High School in North Carolina, where she graduated this past spring, the 17-year-old is saving money for Harvard. She plans to study biology or maybe biomedical engineering.