Tag: k12 education

Relationships 101: yes, we need an actual class for this

A man and woman, both with brown hair and light skin, sitting back-to-back, not facing each other, and looking upset.

1 in 2 American children eventually witness the separation of their parents. 1 in 5 American women are sexually assaulted in their lifetime. 1 in 7 American children suffer physical abuse or neglect during their childhood. 1 in 4 American girls and 1 in 6 American boys experience sexual abuse in childhood. Let’s just make […]

Reopening schools: a potential second orphaning

A young child with medium skin, curly brown hair, and a pink face mask, being held by an older woman with silver hair, light skin, and a black-and-white striped face mask.

In my community, we have lots of children who are raised either partially or totally by their grandparents, whose families have been devastated by the opioid epidemic. This is a pretty common story here in Indiana and in other places across the country. While it’s unlikely that these kids will themselves succumb to complications of […]