OPINION: ‘What teachers and schools need is for the whole community to see education as its job’
The Hechinger Report
JULY 1, 2019
When you think about the obstacles that many students face, you might not put the weather at the top of the list. But during a typical Twin Cities cold snap in January, a family in St. Paul, Minnesota, had to deal with their children coming home to bone-chilling cold when the furnace broke down. It’s hard for children to focus on homework and studying when they’re freezing. In this case, help was available. Mary Vang , a nonprofit employee embedded at St.