The Far Right Wants Me to Indoctrinate Students with Lies

The discomfort that the far-right is trying so hard to shelter their children from is that of the flood of reality that has broken through the levies of their white privilege bubbles. The calls to “make America great again,” and the harkening back to the “good old days,” is actually a desperate plea for a return to insulation and ignorance. 

Far Right Terrified of Teaching Anti-Racism

During the recent congressional hearings for Supreme Court nominee, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Republican Senator Ted Cruz (Texas), brought into question the judge’s views on Critical Race Theory. He presented several books … Continue reading Far Right Terrified of Teaching Anti-Racism

Christian Pre-School Teacher Leads 4-Year-Olds in Anti-Biden Chant

Imagine walking into a preschool classroom full of precious and impressionable little children. The teacher entrusted with keeping these precious, innocent children safe and preparing them to go into kindergarten … Continue reading Christian Pre-School Teacher Leads 4-Year-Olds in Anti-Biden Chant

CRT is the latest in a long history of far right moral panic attacks against public education…remember Ebonics?

The uproar we are currently experiencing over the topic of the teaching of Critical Race Theory in schools is just the latest in a long history of unwarranted attacks from … Continue reading CRT is the latest in a long history of far right moral panic attacks against public education…remember Ebonics?

Awful Education Legislation Isn’t Really About Transparency: We Already Have Transparency

Here’s where teacher frustration boils over when it comes to transparency and parental involvement: Every time it comes up, guess who gets the blame…guess who has more work put on their plate to try to rectify the problem…I’ll give you a hint…it sure as hell isn’t the parents or guardians. When parents aren’t involved, the blame and the penalty is ALWAYS PLACED ON THE TEACHERS. This has been true within our own school society forever. Now it’s coming down on us from the highest levels of our government. 

The war on public education is a war of attrition and there will be no winners

I’m back again and I come with more reports from the front lines of the war on public education. I wish I could write about something else—after all, every day … Continue reading The war on public education is a war of attrition and there will be no winners

To far-right lawmakers and parents, critical thinking is the enemy of the state

“The end game of the far right has always been and continues to be to obliterate the Establishment Clause of the 1st Amendment and use Christianity and Nationalism to completely rewrite the curriculum of public schools. This concept is beyond frightening but even more horrifying is the fact that they are having a lot of success in getting this done.”

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 … Continue reading Who will educate your child if Senate Bill 167 passes?

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

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 … 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 … Continue reading A Message from the Front Lines of the Indoctrination Wars