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. 

Schools Are Not Grooming Your Kids to Be Gay or Trans

In case you missed it, in a Fox News interview with author turned politician, J.D. Vance, this past week, Tucker Carlson said that he was bewildered by the fact that … Continue reading Schools Are Not Grooming Your Kids to Be Gay or Trans

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

ALEC Legislation is a Trojan Horse for Christian Nationalists

It is the middle of the day at the public high school in Anytown, Texas. During the school’s non-instructional break period called FOCUS, which is used for various things such … Continue reading ALEC Legislation is a Trojan Horse for Christian Nationalists

Tipping point: Could public education be a month away from collapse?

By now you know at least something about the growing teacher shortage crisis. It’s already bad and it’s getting worse. So how bad is it? How close are we, really, … Continue reading Tipping point: Could public education be a month away from collapse?