More and more parents and schools are discussing the events of the disappearance of Natalee Holloway in Aruba and its impact on this years Spring Break. Parents and educators alike must now factor in a new element that had been taken for granted for so many years when planning educational trips this year.
Anita Micich, principal at Roosevelt High School, said Holloway’s disappearance last year seems to be influencing some parents’ decisions about trips. Micich understands their concern.
“I worry about kids every day,” she said. “I worry about kids every weekend. I worry about kids all those times when they’re not in school and they’re gone for long periods of time.”
Read more of the fine line between the increased popularity of traveling abroad and they caution taken from the Natalee Holloway effect.
(Des Moines Register)