Posts Tagged: Arizona

Fired from KIPP in Texas to Teacher of the Year in Arizona: Guest post by Jessica Marks

On Friday, April 27, I will be giving a speech to a ballroom crowded with 300 people, explaining what it meant to have spent the last year as 2017’s Yavapai County Overall Teacher of the Year. It’s been quite an honor. A flag was waved over the nation’s Capitol in my honor. A declaration about… Read more »

Mandatory Civics Test: A “good idea” to deny Ethnic Studies?

This is my third post concerning Representative James Edming’s good idea to use the budget process to thwart democracy and require all Wisconsin students to pass a civics test before they can graduate (Using the budget process to pass legislation without debate is NOT on the civics test). At first I thought it was just a… Read more »