Teacher unsuccessfully fights his dismissal after poor evaluation

By Monica Scott – mscott2@mlive.com * LINK GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A probationary teacher with Grand Rapids Public Schools was unsuccessful in contesting his dismissal this week, based on a minimally effective evaluation in his third year. The school board on Monday voted 7 to 2 to uphold the administration’s nonrenewal decision regarding Tom Bratt, who taught language arts at…

Why should Latinos be concerned

Latinos should be concerned with this epidemic for the reason that, while overweight and obesity are prevalent in the US., almost 55% of the population is obese. The Hispanic population ranks second among the highest rates. Over 60% of all Hispanic populations are either overweight or obese. Of the 60% that are overweight, more than…

PepsiCo Partners with Gaby Natale for a Purpose-Driven Hispanic Heritage Month

PepsiCo Partners with Gaby Natale for a Purpose-Driven Hispanic Heritage Month Bestselling author, speaker and TV host Gaby Natale has inked a deal with PepsiCo to empower and inspire the company’s employees as part of its commitment to celebrating diversity during Hispanic Heritage Month. The 3-time Daytime EMMY winner will hold two companywide empowerment keynote…