Ravitch

Loud and Wrong I like many of you, was a fan of Diane Ravitch and her earlier work. It spoke to me. It was bold, courageous, and truthful. I’m sure current admirers of her work feel the same way about her present-day work. With her branding, over 150k Twitter followers, ones who have pledged theirContinue reading “Ravitch”

Open Letter to Teachers

Underpaid: Dear Teachers, you are revered. Having been adjacent to the classroom for several years, I know first-hand the job’s stress. Often you work in districts that are cash strapped. Having to take what little money you do make to buy supplies for your students. I know some teachers that often forfeit their lunch soContinue reading “Open Letter to Teachers”

Your Co-Teacher is a “Woke” Trump Supporter

Math and Common Sense If you look at the election results and do some simple Math, your co-teacher is probably a “woke” Trump supporter. The teaching field is over 80% white or white adjacent. According to exit polls, 55% of suburban white women voted for Trump. According to this data set, it’s safe to assumeContinue reading “Your Co-Teacher is a “Woke” Trump Supporter”

Reframing School Reform

I recently read an article from http://www.the74million.org written by Rob Pondiscio, a dope writer and a friend to the reform movement. There were some salient points from the paper and some items that did not resonate with me. I won’t go line for line regarding my likes or dislikes of his piece, but I wouldContinue reading “Reframing School Reform”

Why I’m Moving Away from Karenism

Directional Because of our inability to have decent conversations, we have trended into dangerously divisive ways of being. For example, instead of calling racist white women- racist white women, we have adapted what I’ve coined as Karenism. Today, we are selecting what direction our country will go in for the next four years. Will theContinue reading “Why I’m Moving Away from Karenism”

Trash Rapper turned Political Pundit

Guys, come on, I know you all laughed out loud when you saw the picture of Dwayne Carter, aka Lil Wayne, pictured with President Trump. Yet another trash rapper turned political pundit. If you haven’t seen this picture, it was a horrifying sight but not for the reasons that you may think. A lot ofContinue reading “Trash Rapper turned Political Pundit”

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