Ana Rubio has lost one student to gang violence for every year she has taught in Miami-Dade schools. That’s 16 young lives. Sixteen children murdered in the streets returning home from school. Or playing at the park. Or on their front lawn in front of their families. (more…)
It always seems like people are celebrating some sort of wacky holiday these days. I’ve seen some pretty funny days like National Kale Day or Dance like a Chicken Day or even whole months dedicated to bizarre celebrations like National Canned Food Month. But, sprinkled in with all of these silly observances are some pretty important causes. This month happens to be National Principals Month.
We’ve been fortunate over the past five years to build a strong network of more than 2,000 school employees who have been recognized through our LifeChanger of the Year program. These are school employees who are making powerful and positive differences in our schools – and in our future generations. (more…)