Teachers love summer. We live for the days when we get to read for pleasure and do not have to lug around bags of papers to grade, yet the second I heard about the tragedy in Charleston, SC, my classroom was the only place I wished to be.
Intolerance, no matter how benign, is like a potentially debilitating disease. Its symptoms must be detected and dealt with early. The longer the contaminated cells are allowed to fester, the more danger the prognosis.