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High School Teacher Placed on Leave for Comments About Student Walk-Outs

There is a teacher under fire in California and knowing what I know of her alleged “transgression”, I wish my own kids could be in her class. Julianne Benzel of Rocklin High School did what every teacher should be doing—especially in Social Studies—during a week of nationwide student protest. She pushed the thinking of her… Continue reading High School Teacher Placed on Leave for Comments About Student Walk-Outs

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Moms Weigh in On Student Walkouts

Students (and teachers) are walking out of school over the country today and it’s an understatement to say that parents and the country at large are not of one mind on how schools should handle this student activism. Some of us believe that civil disobedience requires “disobedience” and that freedom from consequences flies directly in… Continue reading Moms Weigh in On Student Walkouts