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Baseball and Life Lessons

I grew up in a family that valued the arts. Although my dad was a loyal Dodgers baseball fan, I never attended a baseball game until I married a devoted Giants fan. 291 more words


Georgia's new rating system for school climate. Anyone else puzzled?

I talked to Matt Cardoza at the state Department of Education twice today about the new school climate ratings.

I’m wondering about the value of… 1,190 more words


Play Ball

Baseball season is in full swing at Decatur High School. There is something captivating about baseball, especially the games played at our local park. The games draw family, friends, neighbors and folks passing by. 59 more words


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

A Dancers Heart, Inc. 2014 5K Run-Walk-Dance | Decatur High School | Decatur Events at www.cbsatlanta.com

A Dancer’s Heart, Inc. invites you to come out and run, walk or dance to help inspire excellence and success in the lives of young women.  86 more words