A charter school saved my autistic son from a life of mediocrity

It’s not all that uncommon to see somewhat unhinged attacked on charter schools as a waste of tax dollars, privatizing public education, or a stealth way to enact vouchers.¬†Those kinds of accusations never held weight with me before. Now that I have a child in a charter school, it’s much more personal. Quite frankly, the public school system as it currently stands would have pushed him into a life a mediocrity. I have two autistic children, one of whom started kindergarten this year. He was in the early intervention program…

I love the Wasatch Front, but I have to leave it

I love the Salt Lake City area. When my wife and I got married, we were living in different cities, Sacramento and Las Vegas, respectively. We decided to relocate to Salt Lake City to enjoy the beautiful scenery, the vibrant community, and the number of friends and family we had in the area. Over nine years later, I still love it, but I have to leave it.