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…)
Everyone in their lifetime goes through periods of significant loss and this year has been one of those for my family. We have lost close family members and dear friends as well as acquaintances. Looking back over the year, we lost someone just about every month and sometimes more than one a month.
Some had lived a very long fulfilling life, others were just starting their life journey. (more…)
When I attended school as a young kid, there only seemed to be one path to education, public school. Today, parents have many different options from which to select; public, private, charter and home schooling. Each one comes with its own unique pros/cons. A constant theme among each selection is the cost to consider. (more…)