Article by Mel Ulle
Middle school doesn’t have to be the worst. That’s one of the many lessons I’ve learned from Kyle Gamba, the founder of La Luz, a new micro-school in southwest Denver that opened this school year. In case you don’t know Dr. Gamba, I will share a few facts with you.
Gamba is 1) a former DPS principal and now the school leader of La Luz, 2) a bilingual educator who has taught throughout the world and, dare I say, the guy who is possibly revolutionizing the way we educate middle-schoolers, and 3) the kind of dude who would pull over if you were stuck in a ditch on the side of the road in a blizzard. He would buy you breakfast, drive you to safety and hand you a twenty dollar bill just in case. I have known him since 1990 and he is just that guy.
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