More than 30,000 educators and support staff, Chicago Teachers Union and SEIU members, are walking out of public schools in Chicago starting today:
The issue of family separation has grabbed national headlines and public attention, as we have all witnessed the adoption and subsequent resistance against inhumane immigration policy.
I grew up near Cincinnati and had been surprised to learn that it is one of the nation’s leaders in adopting whole-child practices. Schott has been examining the adoption of whole-child supports in schools and communities across the country as part of our newly launched Healthy Living and Learning Initiative. I was recently speaking about Schott’s vision and goals for this work with a small group of sector leaders, and was invited by Cincinnati philanthropist, Lee Carter, to come see the work unfolding in Cincinnati.