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Posts from September 2017

Don’t Suspend Students. Empathize.

To his teachers at Ridgeway High School in Memphis, Jason Okonofua was a handful. During class, his mind drifted and he would lose the thread of the lesson. He slouched at his desk and dozed off. His teachers seemed to take it personally, as a sign of disrespect. He earned detention and was suspended several… More

Dean Brady on DACA

Today's action by the Trump Administration to end DACA demonstrates the ultimate failure of our government to develop humane and thoughtful solutions to problems, especially those regarding immigration. My personal opinion is that DACA was the right solution to a vexing situation and that ending it elevates… More