Tag: Children

Two Orlando children arrested for acting out in class

Photo courtesy of Dwight Redman, Flickr Whether it was through school assemblies where they spread the D.A.R.E. agenda, or a simple take-your-child-to-work-day presentation, school resource officers (SROs) have been a constant presence in American schools. However, it was a shock when grandmother Meralyn Kirkland received a call on Thursday afternoon […]

Teachers shouldn’t have to defend students with guns

Graphic courtesy of Dave Conner, Flickr There was nothing that compares to the presence that the victims had following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida. Their constant appearances on television and their speeches that went viral across the Internet is unparalleled. Their message was clear: they […]

Policies, Support Needed to Aid Syrian Refugee Crisis

Photo Courtesy of IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, Flickr Creative Commons The Syrian Civil War is leaving millions of refugees homeless. Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey took in the majority of the four million Syrian refugees, but these people are not allowed to work because these countries have very high employment rates. […]