Rhode Island · School Talk

A Visit to the TV Studio!

There is always much to talk about on the education front and I invariably enjoy the opportunity to sit down with Dan Yorke to talk about it. This time we covered Universal Pre-K proposals, broad-brushing students based on immutable characteristics, and the importance of having parents at the table in a meaningful way. We laughed… Continue reading A Visit to the TV Studio!

Mommy Mayhem · School Talk

British Police Officer Shares a Story and Calls on Parents to Help Buck the Dangerous—and Often Illegal—Trend of Kids Sharing Nude Photos

I can remember like it was yesterday. A mom friend and I were chatting by the concession stand at an evening baseball game and she began to describe to me how common it had become for girls her daughter’s age—9th grade— to send sexually suggestive and even nude pictures to boys via text, Instagram, and… Continue reading British Police Officer Shares a Story and Calls on Parents to Help Buck the Dangerous—and Often Illegal—Trend of Kids Sharing Nude Photos

School Talk

This Teacher Has a Problem with Those God Awful White Boys

A teacher in Minnesota recently wrote a blog post publicly shaming his white male students and sadly, many people have applauded it. Even though he claims to be working to end the practice of treating groups differently based on their race, it is clear that he has made one exception to the rule: White boys.… Continue reading This Teacher Has a Problem with Those God Awful White Boys