Excused Absences for Mental Health

It used to be that excused absences for missing school focused solely on the visible: a broken bone, a severe illness, the death of a family member. But even before the pandemic started throwing up warning signs about students’ poor mental health, governments and school districts alike were making time for mental health days, citing … Continue reading “Excused Absences for Mental Health”

Authors, Developing Words – Philip K. Dick

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a continuing series on how writers craft words to express their ideas and to connect with readers.] “Philip K. Dick has been given many labels over the years and as his work has become more known since his death. He used the science fiction genre as an outlet … Continue reading “Authors, Developing Words – Philip K. Dick”