Kayla Lee

Class of 2017

Articles

  • Immigrants want to learn English, despite claims of U.S. xenophobes

    Assimilation has been a critical concept since the beginning of our history because the United States is a country of immigrants.

    Forum | September 28, 2015
  • U.S. should take more initiative in Syrian refugee crisis

    Why has it taken this long for the Obama administration to consider accepting more Syrian refugees?

    Forum | September 14, 2015
  • Student behavior apps are technology’s answer to gold stars

    Remember the days when we were awarded a gold star for every act of good behavior? We’d feel an overwhelming sense of pride as we watched the number of gold stars accumulate. This method of awarding students for their good behavior continues, but as a part of today’s app culture.

    Forum | November 24, 2014
  • Common Core isn’t core of problem

    Parents in Royal Palm Beach, Fla. would rather pull their children from school than let them continue their education in an environment that values testing over learning.

    Forum | November 17, 2014
  • Shootings should spark changes

    Last week, a school shooting in Marysville, Wash. led to the death of four high school students. The perpetrator, 15-year-old Jaylen Fryberg, shot five students in the school cafeteria after having invited them to have lunch with him. County Sheriff Ty Trenary “may not have answers ... for several months” as to the motive behind this terrifying crime, according to [The Seattle Times](http://blogs....

    Forum | November 3, 2014