Posts Tagged: school boards

How to Really Appreciate Teachers. Guest post by Tanya Lohr.

I have found that it is very easy for administrators, candidates for public office, and elected officials to say “I appreciate teachers”, but when it comes to backing up those words with actions, it is rare for true appreciation to come through. It’s as if saying “I appreciate teachers” has become a socially contrived sound… Read more »

Wisconsin Education Policy: Part 1 Hail to the king. Part 2. Let the bodies hit the floor.

Part 1. Once again our elected officials have decided to intervene (here and here) in matters that deal with public education and as usual they continue to muck around—and if they get their way—make things worse for children, but reward campaign donors. First, in a blatant attack on one of our foundational democratic institutions, our elected officials have decided… Read more »