Our children are safe because when they are at school, they are someone else's kid, too. There is someone there who hasn't slept in three days because children were murdered on Friday. She or he is rearranging the classroom furniture, checking the locks and preparing to save your child.
Here's the thing: It's getting crazier out there. I know, I know, you don't want to hear it. It does tend to interfere with enjoying a fun life and remaining sane -- for sure. But what is the alternative? If not you, who? If not now, when?
Do you feel like it might not be a great idea to counsel your kid to charge an armed killer? Well, according to the ALiCE team, you haven't yet faced the need for constant vigilance against armed assault.
It was a very difficult time in so many ways. Imagine a brother and sister keeping this vital secret at such a young age. Every day we worried that someone might find out and we would have to move again.
The Bronx-based groups argue that harsh and punitive disciplinary measures that remove children from the classroom for minor incidents only exacerbate the problem of school pushout, and differentially impact youth of color.
Across the nation, drivers illegally pass stopped school buses 13 million times each year; in Iowa, 138,600 times every year. If we cut that number, we'll reduce the number of children killed and injured by reckless drivers.