This bill has already served its real purpose -- an opportunity for some policy makers to rail against a supposed effort to brainwash our children.
One cannot be transformed solely on an intellectual level; such learning is shallow. We must allow change that can mingle in our spirits and in our bones. As is the case for just about everyone, I’ve been thinking a lot about how classrooms and wider school communities can be spaces of truth and reconciliation. As … Continue reading Schools Must Be Spaces for Equity Work
For several years running now, I have found myself explaining the law about prayer in public schools -- you've probably received the chain emails (if you're old enough like me) or heard the talk radio host disparaging public schools for "banning prayer." Now an all too commonly shared meme is "No wonder [insert tragic event … Continue reading One Year After Parkland: Perception vs. Reality on Public School Law and Prayer
"Controversial" books and parents: a dear colleague letter about intellectual freedom...I, too, am a parent.