“He didn’t want to sound in need, but Jahiem asked, ‘Can someone buy me a pair of shoes?'”
“I remember calling my husband. ‘There is paperwork in the printer I need you to look at when you come home. I want to adopt a little boy from school,’ I told him. ‘Are you sure?’ ‘’I am.’ ‘Then what do I have to do to get the house ready?’ We all agreed, we were doing this.”
“The last thing I want to do is give a guy who barely speaks my language high fives at 8 in the morning.”
“Please pray for us.”
Anthony Borges was shot five times as he heroically put himself between the gunfire and his classmates.
“We give tests. I get it, I really do. They have their place. But when I look at Valeria’s drawing, I can’t stop thinking about how important it is to remember that our students are so much more than a numerical snapshot.”