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Opinion: Deliver Us from the Biden Administration’s Focus on Testing During a Pandemic

While working from home, I quite often have Spotify playing in the background when one of my favorite favorites came on -- Deliver Us from Prince of Egypt.   With the sting of the whip on my shoulder With the salt of my sweat on my brow Elohim, God on high, can you hear your people [...]

OPINION: I Chose The New Deputy Secretary of Education Myself Once

The school in which I teach, and now send my daughter to learn, lies in one of the lowest socioeconomic neighborhoods in San Diego.  Nearly all of its students qualify for free and reduced lunch, the vast majority of the students speak English as a second language and teachers teach their hearts out. But there’s [...]

Sign the Petition to Suspend/Waive Standardized Tests in 2021!

I cannot believe I'm saying this, but teachers have begun proctoring standardized tests, and many more will do so in the coming months. This Presidents' Day, I am sending this petition to President Joe Biden and other government leaders of education. Please support by signing and sharing with others. American K-12 students should be granted a waiver [...]

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Today’s Homeschool Struggles Are Yesterday’s In-School Struggles

“Pa-Pa!” my kindergartener yelled out as I taught 10 feet away.  “Papa!  Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!”  I looked up to see my youngest daughter red-faced, panicked, and irritated as her eyes darted from her computer screen to me to the papers scattered around her.  “I need Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the [...]

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