A man who wanted to be a teacher since he was in middle school proves that it’s never too late to realize your dreams. The 61-year-old, who spent about 30 years managing fast-food restaurants, is a new teacher at Deady Middle School, and he’s featured in the Aug. 9 edition of community eNews.
Other stories highlighted in eNews include:
- A woman dropped out of Waltrip High School in the early 1970s, but, at the age of 58, she completed HISD’s graduation requirements through the district’s Virtual School Department.
- A former teacher at Lamar High School said her students turned in more assignments when she “flipped” her journalism class.
- Superintendent of Schools Dr. Terry Grier writes about why it’s important for everyone, including teachers, principals, and bus drivers, to practice.
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