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A Student I Once Knew

a student I once knew by: Shane Phipps I could feel him sizing me up I was just trying to do my job but I could sense that he wasn’t going to let me not today I trudged ahead but I could hear mumbled whispers coming from a darkness I could never know I couldn’t … Continue reading A Student I Once Knew

TikTok is Complicit in Destroying Schools and Needs to Be Held Accountable

In case you haven’t heard, there is a very disturbing trend happening on social media right now that is having a terrible impact on schools across the nation. The trend originated on TikTok, a social media site which is very popular among teens. Like any social media platform, there is good and bad on TikTok. … Continue reading TikTok is Complicit in Destroying Schools and Needs to Be Held Accountable

Mask Mandates Keep Kids in School: It’s a Fact With or Without Scientific Data

Teachers in many school districts across the nation are looking out at half empty classrooms as the Delta Variant of Covid 19 ravages their rosters. Other districts have far fewer empty seats. One of the main variables in the equation is mask mandates. Quite simply put, schools that have mask mandates have far fewer empty … Continue reading Mask Mandates Keep Kids in School: It’s a Fact With or Without Scientific Data

Far-Right Lawmakers Attempting to Strip Minority Students of Role Models

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 legislatures for decades now. At first, this … Continue reading Far-Right Lawmakers Attempting to Strip Minority Students of Role Models

A Message from the Front Lines of the Indoctrination Wars

Over this summer break, I quite intentionally took time away from writing about political things. I unplugged myself from most of the controversies that swirl around us, and it was divine. But school’s back and the real world comes back with it. My break from writing about political things is over and I have a … Continue reading A Message from the Front Lines of the Indoctrination Wars