This month, two young women from India and Pakistan shared the Nobel Prize for promoting the rights of kids in their countries.
Here in Virginia, another young woman is doing likewise – standing up to her high school principal and the school board.
The dramatic growth in this country’s Hispanic population is not news – except, perhaps, in Richmond, where the public schools were apparently caught off guard. Jesse Senechal is with a group called Richmond Teachers for Social Justice.
If you think back to middle school, chances are you remember some of the cool kids - those who looked older, dated sooner, drank, and got into trouble. They were the popular students, but a new study from the University of Virginia provides an important lesson for everyone else - the popular kids rarely stay that way.
“They’re teen royalty!”
It’s been ten years since the movie Mean Girls showed just how hard adolescence can be - with the cool kids lording it over their classmates.