When I see teachers now, or talk to them, I get a weird little ache somewhere behind my ribs. It’s a lot like nostalgia and a little like jealousy, and I know it’s still there because whenever I interact with a teacher, it’s almost like I want to jump up and down and wave my arms and shout, “I did it, too! 928 more words
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"We Can Ratchet Up Accountability All We Want": America’s Schools; Still Separate And Very Much Unequal
I have taught in two different Mississippi Delta high schools, and now work in a community college.
From the 30,000 foot level, at the federal Department of Education, and even in the Mississippi statehouse, we are told that the problem with our schools is low standards and lack of accountability for teachers. 786 more words
Have you ever wondered what occupational therapists (OTs) and physical therapists (PTs) do at school? OTs and PTs have been part of campus teams since the late 1970’s, supporting students with disabilities who need special education and therapy as a related service to make progress on their Individualized Education Program goals and objectives. 365 more words
Part 2 of the two part series CHILDREN BEFORE POLITICS: THE TRUTH REVEALED pt 1 (click here for part 1)
Prior to deciding to run for the BOE, I engaged in numerous conversations with elected officials who claimed that they want to bring change to Plainfield’s School System, however now that I am running, those same elected officials will not respond to my emails and may even be… 604 more words