Stop Blaming Teachers

“The U.S. has a tendency, when there’s an economic or social crisis, to affix unfair blame on public-school teachers.”CREDITPHOTOGRAPH BY CAROLYN DRAKE / MAGNUM A reality check – about our education system, values, the blame game, manipulation, and poverty.  The entire piece is not long and is a worthy read.  It rings true and painful.…

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Ferguson questions swirl: If it’s about finding facts, why no trial?

 Analysis & Opinion | The Great Debate Ferguson questions swirl: If it’s about finding facts, why no trial? By Allison Silver November 25, 2014 201 250 Tags: DARREN WILSON | FERGUSON | FERGUSON POLICE DEPARTMENT | MICHAEL BROWN | ROBERT MCCULLOUGH The St. Louis Prosecutor Robert McCullough made a series of highly unusual decisions on Monday. He was reportedly seeking to defuse the highly charged…

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priorities, American style

“When a country places more importance on sports than on academic achievement, its decline is inevitable…” “Until we get our collective head out of our ass and treat teachers and cops and sanitation workers and firefighters and the men and women we send into combat as the priceless resources that protect our lives, care for…

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