As promised, here's our March Teacher Self-Care Calendar. Please download and tag us in all of your photos. To download the PDF, click here.
Opinion: If You Can’t Say “Black Lives Matter” Then You Can’t Use Any Quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Secondly, let us keep the issues where they are. The issue is injustice. […] Now we've got to keep attention on that. That's always the problem with a little violence. You know what happened the other day, and the press dealt only with the window breaking. (15.1–2, 4–6) This is a quote from the last [...]
In April in 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King was jailed in a Birmingham Jail after he defied a state court's injunction and led a march of protestors to urge an Easter boycott of white-owned stores due to mistreatment of blacks. The letter defends the strategy of nonviolent resistance to racism. It says that people have a moral responsibility to [...]
Dejected. Embarrassed. Defeated. Distraught. These are all the words that came to mind when I saw the video of Andrew Johnson, the wrestler from Buena High School in Atlantic County, New Jersey who was told by a referee with a history of racist behavior he had to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit his match during a meet [...]
By: Guest Writer So, I am sitting here in my classroom fretting about the legal and ethical ramifications of grade inflation. You see, in my present school, the administration has insisted that even if a child sits idle all year, never having handed in one anecdotal artifact to demonstrate mastery, I should enter a grade [...]