School Talk

If Your Biggest Problem Is Daddy Ball, You’re the Lucky One

If there’s one thing that gets today’s parents upset, it is when they think that their child isn’t getting the playing time they deserve on a team. There are all sorts of reasons for this “injustice,” not the least of which is when the coach plays his own son or daughter over players that are… Continue reading If Your Biggest Problem Is Daddy Ball, You’re the Lucky One

School Talk

Former Camden Supe Adds Nuance and Wisdom to School Discipline, Restorative Justice Debate

As everyone who closely follows education policy knows, discipline is a hot issue and has been for a while. As the data consistently shows, there are concerning disparities in suspensions and overall consequences for black and brown students when compared with white students.  But the conversation, in typical 2018 style, has devolved into an assuming… Continue reading Former Camden Supe Adds Nuance and Wisdom to School Discipline, Restorative Justice Debate

School Talk

Marco Rubio (Like Most of Us) May Need a Quick Refresher on 2014 Federal Guidance on School Discipline Before Assigning Blame

[<a href=”//storify.com/esanzi/helpful-info-re-obama-guidance-on-discipline” target=”_blank”>View the story “Helpful (and Clarifying) Info re Obama Guidance on Discipline” on Storify</a>]

Mommy Mayhem · School Talk

Moms on a Super Bowl School, School Discipline, an Anti-Military Rant, a Reunion with Students, and, Ugh, Laundry!

  It’s Friday—yeah baby—but that means that I will spend much of my time later today searching frantically for all three of my son’s basketball uniforms. I think they’re washed and folded somewhere but figuring out which basket of clothes they may be hiding in is always an overwhelming challenge for me and since all… Continue reading Moms on a Super Bowl School, School Discipline, an Anti-Military Rant, a Reunion with Students, and, Ugh, Laundry!

School Talk

Suspension Is Often Not the Answer To a Kid Saying the “F” Word to a Teacher

(Note: I am particularly hopeful that teachers, school leaders, and parents will weigh in and share their thoughts, experiences, and opinions on this very contentious but important topic. Good School Hunting wants to hear from you so that we may have a robust and respectful discussion about school discipline. Please comment about where I’m going… Continue reading Suspension Is Often Not the Answer To a Kid Saying the “F” Word to a Teacher