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Better the World: Choose School Choice

http://learn.padistance.org/blog/better-the-world-choose-school-choice It is National School Choice week, and someone like me has a lot to celebrate. Growing up in rural Somerset County, my parents chose PA Distance for me and my sister. Their ability to choose this school would determine a lot about me – the way I learn, my diverse group of friends, my [...]

By |2017-08-02T16:46:18-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Stories|Comments Off on Better the World: Choose School Choice

Storytime

http://learn.padistance.org/blog/storytime Storytime “I can only answer the question, ‘What am I to do?’ if I can answer the prior question, ‘Of what story or stories do I find myself a part?’” – Alasdair MacIntyre Every New Year Eve as a kid, my siblings and friends watched The Lion King, while the boring parents played games [...]

By |2017-08-02T16:44:38-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Stories|Comments Off on Storytime

Reconnecting with Rachel

http://learn.padistance.org/blog/reconnecting-with-rachel I recently reconnected with an old classmate and friend from PA Distance. Upon discovering we live 40 minutes apart, we decided to meet halfway to catch up. As it turns out, only rural residential land lay between us, so the only public place we could find remotely halfway was an old truck stop. So, [...]

By |2017-08-02T16:42:44-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Stories|Comments Off on Reconnecting with Rachel

A Story of Friendship: Jackie and Luisa

http://learn.padistance.org/blog/a-story-of-friendship-jackie-and-luisa I’d like to introduce you to two true friends, Luisa and Jackie. There was once a time Jaclyn Rodriguez Muniz did not know where her next meal would come from; frankly, she was lucky to have one a day. This was when she and her husband lived in Puerto Rico with their new born [...]

By |2017-08-02T16:38:34-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Stories|Comments Off on A Story of Friendship: Jackie and Luisa