Category Archives: Education

From Repression to Hope : Portsmouth Teacher Returns Home to Albania with New Mission

By David Macaulay (The Currents section of the Virginian-Pilot, October 2012) By the winter of 1978, Klementina Shahini had lost hope. She was 19, and  every day she was forced to report to a “special place” at 6 a.m. and … Continue reading

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Tracking down the truants – a game of cat and mouse

The Daily Press, March 29, 2008 Police Officer Mark Wagner described the hunt for truants as a “cat and mouse game.” The latest figures on youngsters skipping school in Newport News suggest the cats are getting sharper claws or there … Continue reading

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