In my last article, I attempted to poke holes in the claim that the purpose of all these terrible pieces of Koch Brothers-backed, ALEC-written education legislation is to increase parental involvement … Continue reading When Parents Aren’t Involved, Teachers Pay the Price
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.
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
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
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?
“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.”
A couple weeks ago, I wrote an article about the Indiana Senate Bill 167 which caught quite a bit of attention. I certainly wasn’t the only one out there speaking out against … Continue reading Same lipstick, different pig: with Indiana HB 1134 Hoosier lawmakers continue their attacks on teachers
Public education is one of the hottest of the hot-button issues in America right now. In red states all over the nation, there is a war being waged by right … Continue reading Everyone thinks they could teach, but nobody really wants to do it
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