As people try to make sense of what happened at Ohio State on Monday, a residence life officer has been criticized for saying people should show compassion for the attacker. Media hyperbole aside, this event resonates with many of the issues our 9th graders have been researching - including refugees, immigration, gun control, and death as a penalty for crime.
Leading and Learning:
It would be an expensive undertaking in a district like ours, but full-time bilingual education may benefit students in a wide variety of skills and subject areas.
Curriculum and Cool Stuff:
Math/Computer Science/Photography: Computer color is broken, and it's all because of square roots, logarithms, and lazy programming.