Month: February 2017

Final Devos Vote for Education Secretary is Coming Up Next Week

I don’t think anyone has seen such a contentious confirmation hearing process before this year. At the top of the drama. Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education. She cleared confirmation with the Senate Education Committee and she must now get a majority vote on the floor of the U.S. Senate. This vote is shaping up to be contentious as well.…

My Daughter Was Suspended For Wearing Boots. Principals Should Be Working to Keep Kids in School. Not Finding Arbitrary Reasons to Kick Them Out!

Suspended because she can’t wear her shoes! Yes, you read that correct. Three weeks ago my daughter was hospitalized due to numbness, swelling and pain in her legs. The side-effects had been there for months, but this time was different. Victoria was in pain and could not walk. The diagnosis, lymphedema of her lower extremities, is painful but manageable if…

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