Payton Kurrle

Shay Chantel: “My Story’s Not Over”

Editor’s Note: This article was based on interviews with only Shay Chantel. This is Shay’s story to tell but we recognize other perspectives may not be repr...

Making an Album: Jacob Bradley

Jacob Bradley pulls into the driveway of Colin McCaffrey’s rustic house. Colin meets him at the door and the two walk into a green-painted room. Sound-dam...

Suspension: A Consistent Policy?

Editors' Note: The cases described in this piece contain details from the students interviewed and have not been corroborated by other sources. Last month a ...

Do Proficiencies Motivate Students?

Students are scattered around the science lab in small groups. In front of each lies a packet and a small plastic dish.  As the dishes are opened, students rus...

Working with Crisis

Karen Kurrle’s office walls are lined with colorful thank you cards and a basket of therapeutic toys.  Each comes with a story.  Her photo is framed on the ...