When police found 30-year old Chris Barrington lost on the streets of Gatesville, Texas, he told them that he couldn’t remember the name of anyone who could help him.
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Chris Gruhlke is a published author with a broad writing background covering a variety of topics, including politics, education, public safety, and technology. In 2018, he joined Edmentum as a Bid Operations Writer, where he helps to bring Edmentum’s transformational solutions to school districts across the United States.
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For the STEM students at Stonehurst Avenue Elementary Stem Magnet in Sun Valley, CA, spring is a very special time of year. For the last 33 years, teacher Cynthia Christopher runs a very special project: she and her students hatch chicks in the classroom.
For his students, Jim O’Connor has always been a stern-but-capable, respected-but-feared high-school math teacher. Nearly all of them like him, but they also might say that he’s a bit of a drudge. And for most of his life, that’s all his students ever thought of him.
When Nila Brown joined the Anne Arundel County school system in Maryland, Jimmy Carter was president and Love Boat was still on television. At the time, she had just graduated and was just excited and proud to get to work with a district she loved. 42 years later, Nila can reflect back on having made a very big difference.
A few months ago, middle-school teacher Finn Lanning and 13-year-old student Damien knew each other only as teacher and student. This relationship was all normal, up until Damien approached his teacher one day and said that he wouldn’t be coming back to school.