The day was a long one and it showed itself in Finn’s disheveled hair and his wrinkled scrubs. The fluorescents were as bright as always in the emergency room and Finn lingered in his attempts to look busier than he was. Typically, his residency rounds consisted of other work, but, today, he had been placed in the ER rotation. A familiar voice caught his attention and he lifted his head, expression already drenched in a concern that arched his the lines of his forehead, for he hadn’t expected anyone he knew to show up in the emergency room, of all places, today. “What are you doing here? Are you okay?” he asked, gravitating towards the Atlantan.
The school hopes to turn around the alarming indicators for LGBTQ youth that have become more documented as the population becomes more visible, while providing a learning environment for these and other students that allows them to succeed.
When 90 kids were stranded overnight by the snow, E. Rivers Elementary School principal Matt Rogers made it a fun “snowcation” – showing movies, serving pizza, drying tears and tucking them in using their own coats as blankets.
“It was just something you sign up for when you become a teacher,” said one teacher, who slept for about 90 minutes Tuesday night on her classroom floor. “You’ll take care of your children whenever necessary.”
NerdWallet tallied the top metro areas by population to determine this (surprising!) list of the best cities for young founders. With an equal weighting of loan data, cost of living, business activity, education and income, they’ve crunched the numbers to tally an overall score for 42 major cities. These 10 came out on top—and (shocklingly!) the Alley and the Valley are nowhere to be found.
“No one is ever too old to learn. Therefore, you should take advantage of every educational facility. If you should here of a great man or woman who is to lecture or speak in your town on any given subject and the person is an authority on the subject, always make time to go and hear him. This is what is meant by learning from others.” ~ Marcus Garvey