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Lorraine Collins

Lorraine Collins

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The mysteries of Elsie Arntzen

By: - June 23, 2022

I may have a clue that can explain the mystery of why Elsie Arntzen, Montana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, recommends that the state no longer require any specific number of school counselors despite our spectacular teenage suicide rate. A committee appointed to study the matter recommended an increase in counselors from one per 400 students […]

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What I learned about government and sex

By: - May 29, 2022

Back in the 1950s when I was first starting out in journalism in New York, one of the other young women in my group of trainees at a national news magazine decided to drop out of the program and go home to Connecticut to be married. She said she’d stop in to see us on […]