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 … Continue reading How to destroy public education: A primer for dummies
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?
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 … Continue reading Thought Wars
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
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 … Continue reading Three Things We Could Do Right Now to Fix the Teacher Shortage
Look around you at the state of public schools. Unless you live in a bubble, you’ve probably seen schools in your area that have had to shut their doors and … Continue reading You Can Only Push a Teacher So Far
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 … Continue reading A Student I Once Knew
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 … Continue reading TikTok is Complicit in Destroying Schools and Needs to Be Held Accountable
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 … Continue reading Mask Mandates Keep Kids in School: It’s a Fact With or Without Scientific Data
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
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
You’ve heard the expression, “I’ll shout it until I’m blue in the face,” well, public school teachers are blue in the face. We’ve been shouting for many years now—shouting about … Continue reading Who Will Teach Your Children when Teachers Have Finally Had Enough?