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How to destroy public education: A primer for dummies

The following is a primer for anyone interested in systematically dismantling and destroying public education in your state. Follow these steps and before you know it, you’ll have paved the way for installing the propaganda you wish into your educational indoctrination machine.  Grab control of the national narrative about education. You are going to need … Continue reading How to destroy public education: A primer for dummies

Who will educate your child if Senate Bill 167 passes?

Your teacher friends on social media are at it again. Chances are, you are seeing a bunch of them posting things about Indiana Senate Bill 167. Depending on your political slant, you may take their posts seriously, or you may just write them off as more whining from a bunch of disgruntled teachers. As I … Continue reading Who will educate your child if Senate Bill 167 passes?

Thought Wars

Thought Wars By: Shane Phipps from behind imposing limestone walls they prepare to build an army steadfast unwavering unquestioning perfectly trained soldiers defenders of mythology to make us great again from within the hallowed chambers they prepare for me a bucket of high gloss white paint they give me instructions  for a few fresh coats  … Continue reading Thought Wars

An open letter to the Indiana legislature regarding pending critical race theory bills

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Indiana Legislature, The truth is under attack in this country. This has been so in the battlefields of social media for years, but now the war has shifted into our most fundamental and sacred dispensaries of knowledge and discovery, our public schools. Public education has been under attack from far-right … Continue reading An open letter to the Indiana legislature regarding pending critical race theory bills

Three Things We Could Do Right Now to Fix the Teacher Shortage

For at least a decade, teachers like me have been telling anyone who would listen that a devastating teacher shortage was coming. Now, that prediction has come to pass and it’s only just getting started. Without swift, systematic changes, it will get much worse and, perhaps, irreparably worse. There are a lot of things we … Continue reading Three Things We Could Do Right Now to Fix the Teacher Shortage