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Poverty Simulation

Last week I had the privilege of photographing a Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS) at Decatur High School where my son goes to school. This simulation provided the freshman class the opportunity to experience the day-to-day realities of living with a shortage of money and an abundance of stress. 282 more words


Students spend day learning about living in poverty. Are they also learning about depending on government?

Retired Decatur High School social studies teacher Chris Billingsley shared this essay with me about a daylong program being held today at the high school to help freshmen understand poverty. 1,156 more words



You have begun a major transition with the intent of improving the racial relationships between teachers and students at the Decatur High School. A recent newspaper article revealed that Federal Way police officer arrested a Black female high school student that resulted from previous alleged racial discrimination. 860 more words

Racism In Education