I started falling in love with books in the 5th grade. I quickly realized as a poor, small town girl that a book could in moments take me places I had never dreamed of and turn me into someone I would have never thought to become on my own. A great author could transform me into the fastest, smartest, prettiest […]
I walked the beach today. My knee protested the attempt of a run. Ahmaud shares a birthday with my Natalie. As we celebrated her I couldn’t help thinking about his mama. How heartbreaking this day has been for her. In my sadness though I have new hope. Hope with the arrest. Hope in the prominent Christian leaders who have chosen […]
I want to rage. And weep. And cuss and scream. Scream at the top of my lungs…. DO YOU NOT SEE HIM? Do you not see his bleeding, lifeless body in the street? If it doesn’t make you angry, If it doesn’t make you want to move or speak, Than you stand with the bigots who slayed him. Your indifference […]
Fantastic example of inclusion. This is what happens in a supported classroom. Research consistently shows that ALL children benefit. This is what happens when society embraces the concept that a persons appearance or speech does not define their ability to learn. We should presume that All people are competent and capable.
Amazing, God driven events have been unfolding in Tres education. As I referred to here we have had some recent frustrations with a charter school we tried to get Tres enrolled in. Good friends of ours were recently at a restaurant were they over heard a reporter discussing research that his company was doing on Charter Schools in Florida. Our friends shared in the struggles their […]