• June 12, 2021

Christina Franco

Christina Franco is a veteran special educator that has spent her life advocating for the needs of students with disabilities and their families. She is a native of a small farming community in the border region of El Paso, Texas, and the proud descendant of migrant workers. Christina has always spoken out for the plight of the disenfranchised and strongly believes in the power of enlightenment and equality through literacy and education. Christina holds a B.S. in Speech Language Pathology, an M.Ed. in Educational Diagnostics, and an M.S. in Library and Information Sciences from the Universities of Texas at El Paso and North Texas. She enjoys writing essays about life on the border; through her writing bringing to life the colorful and diverse cast of characters and experiences of her youth and of her daily life on the border.

Op-Ed: You know what it means…

He loaded them up into the bed of his truck. They were finished with their job and he didn’t need them anymore, not that day anyway. The rich farmer had paid them and was now loading them up. Not knowing where they were going, the men in the bed of the truck assumed they might […]Read More