It’s August and for those of us with children, it’s the time we start thinking about “back to school”. This year, “back to school” isn’t the same; it comes with many more concerns and questions than usual. I imagine school boards and districts around the world are handling these in a … [Continue reading] COVID-19, School, and Marginalization
The eleven year old daughter of a friend of mine stormed into her principal's office recently to demand why they weren't being allowed to wear their Halloween costumes to school this Thursday.The reason given was that not everyone celebrates Halloween, so this makes it more fair. I would guess the … [Continue reading] Happy Hallo-what?!
It's been a long time since I handed out Halloween candy, and even longer since I went out trick or treating. But my re-entry into the sugary costumed world last night has me thinking. Of the many children who showed up at the door, I would say only about 50% were costumed. I remember teenagers … [Continue reading] Halloween – Through a Diversity Lens