Appreciating our education

Appreciating our education

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to work with student volunteers from other schools at an event on campus. While stuffing gift bags in the lounge, one of the volunteers glanced at the deans’ offices. “My school doesn’t look like this,” she murmured. As we made our way upstairs to open the math classrooms, […]

Weed out the drugs

The administration’s decisive expulsion of six middle school students who broke school drug use policies was the proper and necessary course of action. Any weaker punishment would have converted the school drug prohibitions into mere symbols. A punishment like suspension would not be nearly harsh enough to match these students’ serious offenses, which violated not […]