Like most first-year teachers, Wendy Gomez (F&C '12) is facing a lot of new challenges on the job. But the mountains of paperwork and difficult parent-teacher conferences she knew to expect. What no one in her Houston school district saw coming was a category four hurricane that dumped up to 50 inches of rain just days before school was supposed to start.
Read a student's heartfelt response to one of our newest F&C texts from the summer of 2017
In an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Roosevelt Montás argues America's colleges have a responsibility to bolster America's liberal democracy by educating its students as citizens. Read his editorial to see why this matters so much and what is preventing colleges from taking up this cause.