It’s a natural reaction to turn away from that which we perceive as different. But it’s hard when the thing that’s different is me.
Thinking back to my four years of high school, there’s not that much that prepared me for “the real world.” So here are just a few life skills I wish I had learned in high school.
When I left the public school system to attend a charter school, I was afraid. I was moving away from my friends. I didn’t want to wear a uniform. And I thought I’d miss out on the classic high school experience.
My parents left their home country behind to give me the American Dream. But, like other immigrants, they discovered that this dream is only attainable if you know English and have a solid education.
Anti-bullying programs don’t address the roots of bullying, instead hoping that by simply telling children not to bully will be sufficient. News flash! It isn’t.
When I was 13, I was bullied in school. I dreaded waking up in the morning. I made up excuses for missing school. But I got to press the reset button.
For years, I tried to figure out how to get away from my low income, inner city school. But then, I changed my mind.
But what is due process, and how does it work into campus sexual assault investigations for school-aged children?
The FDA just announced it plans to crack down on retailers who sell JUULs and other e-cigarettes to minors.