Not The Selfie Generation, Much More

The Harbinger

By Ruth Reyes

@Ummnobodycares

People believe that Millennials are the “selfie” generation. They don’t have time for anything other than their phones, the computer, and social media. They don’t care; they’re not engaged. They coexist with the rest of the world merely to cruise by.

And yet, even as they’re criticized in this way, Millennial students strive to create change.

In an effort to connect with the student body of Miami Dade County Public Schools, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho held a round table meeting at Barbara Goleman Senior High on Friday, Februarys 6th.

With a turnout of over fifteen high schools – and with a infamous reputation – student leaders from all over the district stood up in front of their peers to hold a conversation about their lives, education, and futures.

“My name is Jessica Duque. I’m from Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High, and in forty years I wish to be…

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