To fellow reformers across the nation, Miami Mayor Manny Diaz touted it as one of his "best practices": teaching young children lifesaving techniques such as CPR and the Heimlich maneuver. It seemed like a great idea. There are thousands of latchkey kids in poor neighborhoods, and quite a few care for younger brothers and sisters. Since 2005, an estimated 9,330 students in several local elementary schools have sat through two-hour courses paid for and designed by the Save A Life Foundation (SALF), a group that Diaz, in his position as a leader — now president — of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, has praised for bringing... More >>>