We need to fulfill our destiny as a nation where all citizens can realize the benefits of integration and equality of opportunity
Too many in our state and nation believe the lie that public education is failing.
As educators we must build a system that gives students the educational foundation to succeed, despite whatever dire circumstances our students may come out of personally.
On July 31, 1968, a young, black man was reading the newspaper when he saw something that he had never seen before. With tears in his eyes, he started running and screaming throughout the house, calling for his mom. He would show his mom, and, she would gasp, seeing something she thought she would never [...]
Labor Day has many meanings, but one meaning is that we must recognize the incredible effort and work it took to build this great country.
On both the political right and the left, academic freedom is sometimes erroneously confused with complete autonomy, with thought and speech freed from all constraints. There are definitely limits, and educators have responsibilities.
Too many in our state and nation believe the lie that public education is failing. Do we have failures? Yes, there are things that go wrong every single day. Teacher unions really believe dissension and division resolves issues; it doesn’t. That is why we see hostility, anger, slander and gossip on frequent display from them.
It is fitting then, that we set aside a day to remember those who have given their lives in service for our country. The least we can do as a nation is to honor these heroes. These brave few who became legends meeting their end on a battlefield, fighting our nation’s enemies.
The dream of Martin Luther King Jr. did not die in Memphis in 1968, it is still alive in 2018.