The recent gubernatorial election highlighted the debate over school funding that has been going on for a number of years. A question that was asked during the election was, “What does it cost to educate a student?”
Ever since my wife’s diagnosis with stage 4 breast cancer more than two and a half years ago, people often ask me, “How is your wife doing?” More recently, they have been asking me, “What is your wife doing?”
A few days after school let out this past June, I took my daughters, Evien and Maggie, to the library to pick out some summer reading. While Maggie and I pawed through the picture books, Evien sniffed around the young-adult chapter books.